Stober Examines Manufacturing Infrastructure UpdatesBy Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor
Updating your shop floor with new equipment and personnel is standard trade magazine fodder today—and for obvious reasons. Any feasible upgrades can make a significant impact on a company's bottom line. So you'll find an article or two (or three or four) in our industry that will examine the importance of investing and upgrading in your personnel and your machines.
Stober, a company specializing in motion control and power transmission, recently published the following article to help plant managers determine if a manufacturing infrastructure update is necessary. Following the article, there's a Q&A with Scott Alles, manufacturing manager and Landon Garrison, manufacturing engineer at Stober.
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