To Our Valued Customers, Suppliers, Friends & Employees: 2016 has been an interesting year around the world, especially in social and political circles here at home. We have observed some rather unusual events this past year. Like me, I’m sure you’ve turned on the TV or opened your computer in the evening to quietly wonder, …Continue reading »
The ACCU-FAB team has been working to drive efficiencies in our program management (PM) and new product introduction (NPI) processes. When customers take time for collaboration, we can share best practices so that everyone in the supply chain is involved and understands potential problems as well as opportunities within the value stream. When it comes …Continue reading »
Full Name: Derek Watson Home Town: Raleigh, NC, USA Current City: Raleigh, NC Education: Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management at Ashford University, and looking forward to graduation December 2017. Marital Status: Married Position at Accu-Fab: Manufacturing Manager Previous Experience: Derek has over 15 years’ experience in manufacturing, including manufacturing weldments for CAT, …Continue reading »
Full Name: Diana Marie Girardi Home Town: Anywhere, USA, Greece and Germany. Diana’s father served in the Air Force, so she grew up as a “Military Brat,” calling multiple cities home. However, she was born by Homestead Air Reserve Base in Florida. Current City: Sims, NC, USA – Not to be confused with the popular video game SimCity. …Continue reading »
The ACCU- FAB team soared through our ISO 9001:2008 Certification surveillance audit this month! Having already implemented key elements of ISO’s TS standards into our processes & procedures over the past two years, ACCU-FAB is now preparing a gap assessment to initiate revisions to our operating process and procedures that will align with the latest ISO 9001:2015 standards. Pictured bottom-left: ISO Auditor, Beck Gill, shared her …Continue reading »
Full Name: Aaron Gregory Goodbar Hometown: Lynchburg, VA, USA Current City: Wake Forest, NC, USA Education: Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Engineering Management (Old Dominion University); Master’s in Business & Administration (Lynchburg College). Marital Status: “Married to my beautiful wife Stephanie Goodbar, we have one child, our 4 month old son Noah …Continue reading »
Check out our latest post to Accu-Fab’s monthly meeting photo gallery to see the employee of the month from August, Golden Goose Award recipient, as well as slides reviewing our lean initiatives, NPI programs & new technology.
The Problem Have you noticed an age and skill gap in the workforce supply for positions in manufacturing and engineering fields? Longevity and reliability are at the forefront of any discussion where business leaders are planning investments and HR strategies to achieve corporate staffing objectives. However, if the right people for the jobs to achieve …Continue reading »
2Q 2016 marked an ACCU-FAB technology milestone when over 25 kiosks were rolled-out to the production floor beginning the initial implementation launch of our new Paperless Manufacturing Program. While deploying our mean green wireless workstations throughout the plant, we thought it would be fitting to coin a new acronym; “…which is exactly what our industry …Continue reading »
Check out our latest post to Accu-Fab’s monthly meeting photo gallery to see the employee of the month from March, Golden Goose Award recipient, as well as slides reviewing our lean initiatives, NPI programs & new technology.