When it comes to obtaining an RFQ and procuring materials for projects, savvy purchasing agents have their regular go-to sources and the smart ones always obtain multiple quotes to ensure the best price. But, of course there is more to a successful project than just price. The consequence of making a wrong decision can be painful… Read more »
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What’s in your Toolbox? (Probably not waterjets or CNC machinery)
In the 90’s, comedian Tim Allen starred in a TV sitcom “Home Improvement” where his character, Tim “The Tool Man” was obsessed with his power tools. I laugh every time I think about how he was never satisfied with his standard power tools. He had an unending quest for “more power” that was always followed… Read more »
How to Make Your Custom Lettering Signage Installers Happy
Today, let’s talk about what drives signage installers crazy. Envision being given a large sign installation job with custom lettering. This signage project requires drilling hundreds of holes for metal lettering and logos to be applied. The paper templates for the job have been folded multiple times and the stud locations marked on the templates… Read more »
Is My Glass Shipment Going to Arrive Safe?
We’ve all been there, eagerly waiting with bated breath for a special shipment to arrive only when it shows up it looks like it was hit by a freight train. Of course, this was the one that was needed to complete the job that is already behind schedule and now you need to make the… Read more »