The Power of an Idea

Like a single seed turning into a mighty redwood, one idea, given the right conditions, can change so much. Greatness in the form of game-changing innovations and revolutionary, opportunity-multiplying companies have started with a lone thought. Like every year, on Thomas Edison’s birthday Metcam celebrated inventors and how they’ve advanced the modern world. From the light bulb […]

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Quality Is Still Job #1 in Manufacturing

Quality is still Job #1 in manufacturing. A recent “scorecard” from a Metcam customer showed only three parts rejected for a whole month. “By zeroing in and eliminating waste – wasted motion, time, materials – we become more efficient, make better parts,” said Metcam Vice President Jerry Ward. “All of this is with the intention of […]

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On The Air: Metcam’s Lean Leader

It is no secret that Metcam was Georgia’s Manufacturer of the Year in 2018. It’s also shouldn’t be a secret that the path there required great leadership, guided by experience, a tireless commitment to improvement and constant focus on what matters the most. “We’re always trying to eliminate waste – wasted motion, time, materials,” Jerry Ward, […]

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Lean & Green Go This Team

Successful competitors must see how they measure up against others. Successful companies know that the biggest competition is with oneself. The spirit of self- or continuous improvement that drives daily business decisions and connects them with long-term goals is essential. As a lean manufacturer, Metcam believes that anything that doesn’t add value is waste, but […]

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