Category Archives: Edge Honing

Is Collaboration the Key to Ohio Manufacturing’s Future?

Posted on March 24th, 2015

Is collaboration the key to Ohio manufacturing‘s future? What makes one thing work in one area and not in another? Why is one element a success and something else a failure? How does an initiative work in one department and fail miserably in another? The answer is both simple and complicated. It often comes down to the people involved in the initiative. Throughout the nation we’ve seen numerous examples of how the involvement of the right people and collaborative actions can make big things happen. One example is within the manufacturing industry where there’s a collective positivity that things within the industry are on the upward swing. As you might imagine, some areas are making a much better go of the rejuvenation effort. One instance of this is within the thriving engineering, automotive and engineering industries in Indianapolis, Indiana. The…

Edge Preparation Extends the Life of Your Tools and Saves You Money

Posted on September 15th, 2013

How many times have you picked up a dull cutting tool at home or in the shop or on the job and thought seriously about just tossing it away? To someone who has been around tools all their life or works with tools on the job, that kind of mentality doesn’t make a bit of sense, does it? A tool is an instrument. Sure, they come from the hardware store or the supplier razor sharp, but we all know that, over time, a sharp edge will slowly begin to dull. And, if you’re a smart, cost-conscious worker, you know that a little edge preparation is all your cutting tools require from time to time in order to stay sharp and beneficial on the job. Edge preparation is essential maintenance for any cutting tool made from any material (scientists haven’t yet…