In today's world, visuals have become an essential part of all operations throughout all industries. Consumers have begun to expect any process to be seamless and immediate and visuals help accomplish this.Read Full Post
There is good news and bad news. The good news is that the opportunity for higher manufacturing margins exists in the ETO (engineer-to-order) space; the bad news is that poor job quoting processes often consume that competitive advantage, even generating an unprofitable manufacturing project.Read Full Post
Q: Marc, could you provide our readers with a brief introduction to Atlatl Software?Read Full Post
With Industry 4.0 in full swing, we’ve seen the manufacturing industry change like never before. Alongside the power shift from manufacturers to consumers, buyer persona demographics are changing, customer expectations are rising and business values reconstructed. The days of prioritizing simply selling your products are long gone; it’s all about enhancing your production value, customer relationships, and buying experience.Read Full Post
[To give you a sense of what we’re busy working on over here at Atlatl HQ in Charleston, we sat down with Atlatl’s Automation and Quality Program Manager, Trudy Wilson, for a quick Q&A.]Read Full Post
As my freshman year came to an end, the opportunity of a lifetime was on the horizon. Atlatl gave me the chance to challenge myself and build my academic and personal growth. I was (and forever will be) thankful for the faith that Atlatl bestowed in me. But, to say I was anxious to start my internship at Atlatl- my first full-time job- is a huge understatement. We’ve all heard the horror stories and countless myths passed down about experiences with first “real” jobs, and to this day, I regret allowing my chronic fear of failure get the best of me. I was consumed with self-doubt- so much so, I convinced myself I wasn’t smart, able, or old enough to handle the pressure and difficulty of the job all on my own. While I admit it's definitely a challenge, my perception of myself and my time at Atlatl was anything but the truth.
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Like Atlatl, I am rooted in manufacturing; it’s in my blood. Our family's journey in the industry began in 1902, and ever since, we've lived, eaten, and breathed manufacturing. While family businesses can get “tricky,” to say the least, and the pressure to continue the legacy is heavy, my cousins and I are devoted to the success of the business. Not for the money, not for our egos, but for our grandfather, our inspiration- our Factory Man.Read Full Post