Cold Saw v. Band Saw Cutting–Best Service for Precision & Volume?

Posted by Kerry on April 22, 2019

Band saw or circular cold saw for an application? This is a common question that has a lot of opinions depending on what and how a material is being cut. Make the wrong choice and productivity / long-term potential to compete with any given project could be compromised. Before a few technological upgrades to various saw types, the choice between a circular cold saw and band saw was a bit simpler. A high-volume, high-production application …

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NWIRC’s Improvement Kata Makes Problem-Solving Second Nature for SEPCO

Posted by Kerry on October 29, 2018

NWIRC’s Tom Weible, TWI Certified in kata, coached SEPCO’s core team to apply improvement kata working towards diminishing time spent on problem-solving. The NWIRC enhances the competitiveness and growth of small to medium-sized manufacturers across northwest Pennsylvania. By working with clients to improve productivity and technological performance, NWIRC is becoming a leader in their industry by helping manufacturers become more efficient. SEPCO’s team members participated as learners in sessions designed to help master the improvement kata …

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Sepco Is Excited to Announce the Launch of Our New Machine Shop Website!

Posted by Kerry on October 9, 2018

Updating our Technology to Match Our Culture One of the first things you’ll notice after taking a tour of our facility is our focus on continuous improvement and cleanliness. We love the challenge of improving efficiency and quality every day, and sometimes even take pride in shaving as little as three seconds off of an operation! In keeping with our tradition of continuous improvement, we realized that our old website did not represent the mission …

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