5S Methodology

5S Methodology: Adding Structure to Continuous Improvement

At Laser Precision, continuous improvement has always been a way of life. Sometimes it occurs organically. Other times we take a more scientific approach, such as when we make a decision to purchase new equipment (See Capital Expenditures Add Value).Another tactic is to research what has

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Perla Pedroza

Perla Pedroza Finds the Logic in Logistics

Perla Pedroza has a key member of our logistics operations for 14 years. She was working in a similar capacity for a company is Wisconsin with nothing to show for it but a long drive and lower pay than promised. Fortunately for us, a relative

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modern fabrication supplier

Scaling Business with a Modern Fabrication Shop

In a recent article, we outlined the steps required to establish a long-lasting supply partnership between a customer and a potential modern fabrication supplier. Once the bridge has been built and the first order has moved across successfully, how do you know when it is

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modern fabrication shop

Getting on Board with a Modern Fabrication Shop

From the customer’s point of view, the purpose of performing due diligence on a potential supplier is to conduct an exploratory assessment of price competitiveness and if they can live up to minimum quality and on-time delivery requirements. That may be adequate for short-term projects,

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Emma Adams: A Helping Hand for Customers and Colleagues

Emma Adams first worked for us in a part-time capacity after earning an associate’s degree in sociology from the College of Lake County. At first, she didn’t see herself as a “business” person, but acknowledges that joining us full time as an Administrative Assistant in

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Inventory Control System Frees Resources for Growth

We’re constantly looking for ways to improve our quality, speed and efficiency to give better value to our customers. A recent growth in business encouraged us to take a look at our logistics functions, specifically our inventory control system. Aisles filled with storage racks were

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