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Please have a look through our articles which cover a range of different topics covering cut-to-size manufacturing, best practises and industry news.

The long awaited MerivoBox is finally here. Representatives from  Blum and  Lincoln Sentry gave a demonstration at  Cabinets by Computer to local cabinet makers to introduce them to the new system.

There are many ways in which data can be lost. Some of these include hardware failure, software failure, natural disasters, cyber attacks, or human error. When this happens, recovery from a data backup can save you from significant loss.

Internet security is a topic that is becoming increasingly important because we are spending so much time on the internet, and have so many different devices connected to it. The internet has become an integral part of our daily lives and it is more important than ever that we protect ourselves from cyber attacks, data breaches, and other malicious activities.

Offset routing is a method of determining the cut path your CNC machine creates and uses. In this method, CAD software is used to create the shape parts to be cut. This is sent to the CNC machine, which creates the cut path. The diameter of the tool being used to cut the path is added to the CNC machine, which uses this information when creating the cut path.

Staff shortage and automation article

Cut-to-size manufacturers face a range of challenges in the post-COVID environment. The effect of staff shortages is being felt industry-wide and there is no quick-fix resolution. One solution is for cut-to-size manufacturers to onboard online quoting and ordering systems to relieve some pressure.

An effective online ordering and quoting system has the potential to revolutionise the way you run your cut-to-size manufacturing business. It is a highly effective way to reduce pressure on your staff and give yourself the cutting edge in an increasingly uncertain market.

online ordering system manufacturing pt1

An effective online ordering system has the potential to revolutionise the way you run your cut-to-size manufacturing business. This system will process the receiving, tracking, and fulfilling of an order. Managing the life cycle of an order requires time and resources. In this article we’ll look at the main reasons why your cut-to-size manufacturing business will benefit from utilising an online ordering system.

concers and challenges in the joinery industry

As with all industries, concerns and challenges are always present, but proper planning is key to navigating the ever-changing landscape. 

developing clear marketing goals

Before beginning any marketing activity, you need goals to ensure you’re maximizing your effectiveness. But don’t just set goals, set  SMART goals that will align with your manufacturing marketing plan.

joinery industry moving forward

Automation and Residential building/fit-outs were both tied at 38.10% and seen as the equally largest growth areas predicted for the future, with Do-It-Yourself coming in at 34.60%. These results and predictions were echoed by both business owners and employees, who generally shared the same view that these segments are likely the main areas for growth moving forward.