Three Innovative Investment Casting Programs You Should Know About

Jul 25, 2017

While investment casting is an age-old process for producing all kinds of parts and components, it has been enhanced and optimized though a variety of innovative programs. Here are three:

On-Demand Stock Programs – Consignment or stocking programs enable customers to provision key components and pay when they are used, instead of when they are shipped. This saves time and expense, while providing immediate parts availability.

Just-In-Time (JIT) Delivery Programs – An inventory program that increases efficiency and decreases waste by delivering parts only as they are needed. When combined with accurate production forecasting, it can reduce inventory costs and boost profitability.

Kanban Delivery Programs – These programs promote ongoing collaboration and encourages active, continuous learning and improving by defining and implementing the best possible team workflow.