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Business of Machining

John Grimsmo of Grimsmo Knives and John Saunders of NYC CNC discuss their success, struggles, goals and more as machinists, business owners and entrepreneurs.
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Now displaying: December, 2021
Dec 31, 2021

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  • A year in review from both Saunders & Grimsmo.
  • Taking guilt free time off.
  • Grimsmo got a Voron v0 3d printer.
  • Performance reviews for employees.
  • Putting pride into your work.
Dec 24, 2021

TOPICS:

  • Small Business Growth & Efficiency
    • Staffing Concerns
  • Handling Potentially Fraudulent Orders
  • Work Culture & Employee Impact
  • Eumachs, Power Outages, and New Quenching Plates for Heat Treat
  • Automating Processes
    • IoT: Operating on "If this, then that"
    • Don't Automate for the Sake of It
  • Performance Reviews for Employees
Dec 17, 2021

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  • Winding down 2021.
  • 3 Things that Grimsmo and Saunders that changed their businesses this year.
  • Deep dive into ERP systems.
  • Grimsmo ran their Kern for 136.5 hours last week!
  • What makes us successful?
Dec 10, 2021

TOPICS:

  • Bootstrapper VS Life Style Creeper: Which Gets a Seat at the Table?
  • Production Hurdles at GK
    - Machining
    - Heat Treat
    - Surface Grinding
    - Processes
    - Tabbing Strategies: AutoDesk...we need a 2D Contour Tab Finishing Strategy PLZ!
  • Shift Toward Cycle Time Improvement
  • SMW Pipe Dream?
  • New Stabilization Product Sells Like Hot Cates at SMW
  • Quality of Life Improvements
    • Jib Crane
    • Plate Inventory Storage Crates
    • CDI Meters: WHY DIDN'T ANYONE MENTION THESE BEFORE!?
    • Optical Comparator
  • Can High Demand Be Dangerous?
  • Willemin Repairs #worthit
Dec 3, 2021

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