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What’s a Day of New Product Delay Costing You? I’m always surprised to see how much emphasis so many managers, especially those with a financial background, put on the development cost for their new product projects. I’m not saying cost isn’t important. But trying to improve return on new product investment by managing project expenses is

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Machines Will Never Put Humans Out of Work Paradoxical as it may seem, allowing machines to take over whole industries and enrich their owners can only work without disturbing social peace if governments invest in training people for old-fashioned professions. It is now widely accepted that technological advances, especially ones that make machines more like

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The 5 Types of Manufacturing Processes It may be surprising to learn that many engineers with great talent and a depth of experience have a hard time answering questions about the type(s) of manufacturing environments that exist in their company. Most manufacturing environments fit into one of five general categories. Repetitive, Discrete, Job Shop, Process

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  Flame Resistant Fabric Treatments Flame and thermal resistant fibers and fabrics can generally be divided into two groups: those that are inherently flame resistant, such as Nomex, and those that achieve flame resistance through special FR treatments, such as Cotton or Cotton Blends. Nomex does not require any FR treatment because it is an

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The following 5 important reasons as to why teamwork matters Motivates unity in the workplace environment A teamwork environment promotes an atmosphere that fosters friendship and loyalty. These close knit type ambiances motivate employees in parallel and alignment to work harder, cooperate and be supportive of one another. Individuals possess diverse talents, weaknesses, communication skills,

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Mount Vernon FR Debuts Expanded Resilience Line Of Flame Resistant Fabrics. In keeping with the brand’s commitment to manufacturing high quality products, Mount Vernon FR has launched the newest additions to its Resilience line of flame resistant fabrics that are engineered to take durability to the next level. Purpose built to deliver significantly higher abrasion

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Leadership Styles There is not just one right way to lead, so it stands to reason that there are multiple leadership styles. Whatever your natural tendencies are as a leader, you may often find yourself adapting your approach to meet the needs of a particular individual or situation. It’s beneficial for everyone who holds a leadership

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What Fashions to Avoid If You Are Petite Knowing what fashions to avoid if you are petite will help you make the best style choices if you stand 5’4″ and under. Some women abide by fashion rules, while others ignore them or make their own. Although some style guidelines can seem outdated and rigid, other

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Understanding Your Shape to Get the Best Dress No more asking yourself, “What is the best dress for my body shape?” in frustration. Chances are you’ve done a bit of searching already for a fabulous dress, maybe even picked out a few, but are still none the wiser about actually dressing for your shape. Take

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