7 Tips to help managers have productive talks and embrace new ideas
As managers, facilitating productive discussions and fostering a culture that embraces new ideas are vital for team success. However, engaging in conversations where emotions run high can be challenging. It is crucial to navigate these situations with care and openness to create an environment that encourages innovative thinking and constructive dialogue. In this blog, we will explore seven valuable tips to help managers have productive talks while also embracing new ideas within their teams.
What is the current state of US ports & logistics? - June 2023
There has been a lot of uncertainty and rising tensions over the past few weeks across the US ports, with wage negotiations and major disruptions. We are dedicated to providing our customers with the key updates in the shipping and logistics industry, so let’s take a look at a timeline of key events...
Top Tips for Entrepreneurs Looking to Develop a New Product
In the realm of entrepreneurship, product development beckons with both excitement and challenges. Before setting sail on the entrepreneurial journey, aspiring visionaries must navigate a series of crucial steps to ensure their destination is marked by a remarkable, unparalleled product. Merely striving for greatness is not enough; entrepreneurs seek to cultivate trust and belief in their brand, inspiring consumers to invest wholeheartedly. The process requires careful planning, market research, and a deep understanding of your target audience before you’ve even gotten to the manufacturing stage.
How to Choose the Right Load Cell for Your Project
When it comes to measuring force and weight in engineering and industrial applications, load cells play a crucial role. These transducers are designed to convert mechanical force into an electrical signal, enabling accurate measurements in various industries such as manufacturing, aerospace, and automotive. However, with a wide range of load cell types available, it can be challenging to select the right one for your specific project requirements. In this blog, we will explore different types of load cells and provide insights on how to choose the most suitable load cell for your project.
3 ways magnets can improve efficiency in your new product development
Magnets are powerful components that can improve the efficiency of your new product development process in several ways. From substantial cost savings to bringing business longevity, incorporating magnets into your product can provide numerous benefits! As an entrepreneur you may have your innovative design ready to go, but many beginners in the product development world don’t have the engineering expertise to be able to make their product stand out from the crowd. Furthermore, many entrepreneurs aren’t aware of the different types of magnets that exist. In this blog post, we will explore three ways that magnets can improve efficiency in your new product development and where to go next.
The 5 stages of the new product development life cycle with TyTek Industries
Are you an entrepreneur with a new innovative idea that you want to develop into a product? We understand it can be a daunting process in grasping your new product development life cycle, as there are many important steps along the way that you need to tackle before you get your product to market. Maybe you have your idea developed, but you’re missing the technical or engineering expertise? Here are 5 stages you need to know in the new product development life cycle.
Let’s tackle the productivity slump: starting with modernizing your management
As the labor challenges continue, more and more workers are “quiet quitting” and businesses all over are asking the same question: how do we tackle the productivity slump? The traditional management style that has been used for decades is no longer effective in today's fast-paced work environment. Companies that still cling to this outdated approach are experiencing this productivity slump, especially the ones who are expecting too much from their staff. Employees are becoming more disengaged and dissatisfied by the day, so in order to thrive in the modern workplace, it's time to modernize. By adopting a more progressive management style that prioritizes collaboration, creativity, and empowerment, we can all work together to reverse the labor challenges.
A guide to choosing the right company for your industrial sewn products
When it comes to industrial sewn products, choosing the right company to work with is crucial. Whether you need custom-made products for your business or want to outsource your sewing needs, selecting the company which will be able to fulfill all of your needs as well as understanding the current climate in industry can make all the difference. Here are some key factors to consider when choosing the right company for your industrial sewn products, making sure you achieve quality and reliability.
How to Choose the Right Manufacturer for Magnet Assemblies
When it comes to magnet assembly, choosing the right manufacturer is essential to ensure that you get the best quality products at competitive prices. Here are some factors to consider when choosing a manufacturer for your magnetic assembly.
3 positive signs you’re on the path to success as a start-up business
Being a start-up business is entering into a world of the unknown, to some degree. You are potentially new to the market, which means you can only go off your strategy plans and predictions for your first year in business. Or maybe you’ve gained experience of the market in a previous role, but you’re venturing out on your own. Here are three positive signs you are on the path to success as a start-up business, and where to go next…
Rare earth metals for green energy - what this means for Net Zero
Rare earth metals are a group of elements that aren’t actually ‘rare’ at all. They are in plentiful amounts, found in certain areas of the Earth and the most abundant metals are cerium, yttrium, lanthanum and neodymium. A recent study featured in science publication Joule has found that Earth has enough rare earth metals for the green energy focus - so what does this mean for Net Zero?
3 tips on how to overcome labor challenges in the Manufacturing Sector
Along with price increases, supply chain issues, ongoing conflict overseas amongst other post-pandemic issues, the manufacturing sector is facing more challenges than ever. One challenge in particular is the labor and skills shortage having a large impact. Retaining talent is also becoming more of a challenge for the sector, as it requires not only fresh talent but skilled workers who are often spread out in different geographies. There are many reasons that play a part in the challenge; let’s look at 3 tips on how to overcome labor challenges...
Two trends to follow to future proof your business in 2023
As the world navigates a new way of living post-covid, there are many challenges that businesses are going to be facing. With the current conflicts still ongoing in Ukraine, supply chain issues, covid lockdowns as well as an energy crisis - what are businesses doing to adapt in 2023? According to a new report by the Capgemini Research Institute, businesses are taking caution with their investments for the year ahead, let’s take a look at what these investments may entail…