Category Archives: Manufacturing

Toyota Kata Overview – June 23 in Charleston

This course is sponsored by the South Carolina Lean Alliance. Lunch is included. Class size is limited to 30 people. Attendance is limited to 2 persons per company. Below is a description of our standard one-day class. This event will be a condensed version of this class. WHAT IS TOYOTA KATA? Toyota addresses the concept…
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KION North America Receives Annual Safety Award from South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance

[caption id="attachment_23439" align="alignleft" width="900"] Max Vome, HSE Manager of KION North America, with Emily Furr, Director of SC Labor, Licensing and Regulation.[/caption] Summerville, S.C.- KION North America was recognized by The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) for outstanding workplace safety accomplishments during 2016. HSE Manager Max Vome received the award at the 2017 South Carolina…
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Aerospace/Advanced Manufacturing for Educators (A4Ed) Day 2017

[caption id="attachment_22801" align="alignleft" width="475"] TIGHITCO educators participating in a hands-on workforce activity during A4Ed Day![/caption] Tri-county area celebrated Aerospace/Advanced Manufacturing for Educators Day (A4Ed) on Tuesday, March 07, 2017!! During A4Ed, local industry partners including Acutec, Hubner Manufacturing, Showa Denko Carbon Inc. and TIGHITCO hosted local educators to share information about the companies and their…
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Dover Hydraulics to expand operation in St. George

Dover Hydraulics has broken ground on expansion of its southeastern hydraulic service location in St. George, S.C., adding space, increasing capacity and installing new equipment to serve its growing customer base. While the facility will double in square footage under roof, it also will be outfitted with an additional crane to facilitate material handling, a…
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