- 5 Avoidable Quality Control Issues in Heat Treating
To drive consistent and sustainable yield, you must create a seamless workflow and understand the role that it plays in throughput, yield, energy, and quality control issues. Clear here to read our article as featured in Heat Treat Today.
- Four New Modules for Better Work Order Control and General Business Management
Delafield, WI – March 25, 2021 – Throughput Consulting Inc., a leading Manufacturing Execution and Quality Management System software provider, releases four new modules complementing their existing (25) modular suite of products for Additive Manufacturing company-wide efficiency and management.
“Many times, our customers drive our innovation as their expectations increase with our software. This is the case with our four new module additions. Our customers and their teams prefer to work in an all-inclusive software solution for better agility and integration into their workflows. Much of the additional functionality we have developed over the past ten years is a direct result of listening to our customers,” says Ron Beltz, Director of Strategic Accounts.
New Modules and Functionality
- Throughput Consulting, Inc. Hires Joe Coleman as Cyber Security Officer
Welcome Joe Coleman as our new Cyber Security Officer. Joe Coleman brings over 35 years of diverse experience in production, quality management, and most recently, as Lead Manufacturing Engineer at GE Aviation and its Additive Technology Center (ATC). Joe will also assist our customers and their vendors in achieving compliance of NIST 800-171, CMMC and DFARS. Read more on our About Us page.
- Congratulations Todd Wenzel-CEO of Bluestreak I Bright AM™
30 Most Influential People in The North American Heat Treating Industry 2021. Click here to read article.
- Welcome Donna Cobbs, Technical Support Specialist, to the Bluestreak™ Team
Ms. Donna Cobbs is an accomplished, results-driven leader with over 20 years of exemplary accomplishments managing global adoption/change initiatives for Fortune 100 and 500 companies. Donna is recognized for creating industry “best practice” solutions, and as an exceptional communicator with the ability to convey complex technical information in user-friendly terms and ready to tackle challenges and solve problems.
Her experience includes working within the manufacturing, utilities, oil & gas, aerospace and defense, beverages and pharmaceutical sectors in identifying stakeholder needs, readiness, and risks associated with implementations and the solutions to help achieve optimum adoption of the initiative.
Donna championed leading the change management effort for SAP and Oracle implementations; as well as major business process changes not related to software changes. She has extensive project management and leadership experience supporting various manufacturing and distribution clients through the entire business transformation journey.
As a senior consultant, Donna successfully lead business process improvement, project management, risk assessment, evaluation and selection projects with outstanding results. She has experience driving business transformation for manufacturers in the beverages industry, complex manufacturing, medical device, industrial manufacturing and other sectors. These organizations have benefited from Donna ’s focus on delivering high quality and value throughout each project.
Donna earned her Associates in Business Administration concentrating in Supply Chain Management and Business Administration. Since joining the Throughput Consulting, Inc, Donna is successfully supporting every single aspect of the transformation lifecycle serving Bluestreak’s clients as Technical Support Specialist.
- Bluestreak I Bright AM-A Pioneer in Additive Manufacturing Production Control and Quality Management
Addressing the unique requirements of the AM industry is Throughput Consulting’s Bluestreak | Bright AM™, an MES/QMS solution that mitigates the challenges of AM production facilities.
Click here to read article.
- The Relationship Between Heat Treatment and 3D Printing
Additive Manufacturing (AM) is a disruptive technology trend that is continuing to influence the future of the manufacturing industry and will continue to provide additional opportunities for heat treaters going forward. The global market for 3D printing and directly related services is continuing to have significant growth each year. The 2019 Wohlers Report (which draws upon the expertise of 80 authors and contributors located in 32 countries) forecasts for 2020 $15.8 billion for all AM products and services worldwide and expects that revenue forecast to climb to $23.9 billion in 2022, and $35.6 billion in 2024.
Click here to read article.
- Bluestreak I Bright AM™ and America Makes Team Up for Informative Webinar September 11, 2019.
Todd Wenzel, President of Bluestreak I Bright AM™, presents an educational webinar for America Makes members and guests entitled-Additive Manufacturing Production Work Order & Process Management Best Practices.”
Click here to view the recording.
- Additive Manufacturing Magazine Interviews Bluestreak™ – Track Additive Workflow Operations
Print, inspect and fabricate quality parts faster, with better control and less rework/scrap with Bluestreak™.
Click here to read article:
- Bluestreak, Super Systems Inc. and Schneider Electric’s Eurotherm, Collaborate on Building an Interface to Furnace/Atmosphere Controls with BlueCharts…
The beauty of this type of connection and integration with data generated by SSi and Eurotherm is that the information is immediately available to Bluestreak™ users on the production floor, in one place, and much easier than having to log into a different system to see the information/charts.
Learn more about Bluestreak I BlueCharts™.
- It’s All About Data Control… and the Root of the Issue of a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is Data Control
You can’t hope to operate an efficient and successful business without impeccable data control. It is crucial for the right people to be able to access the right reliable data at the right time. Whether your business is large or small, there are several advantages of implementing MES, with or without integration to an ERP system. Click here to read the article .
- Powder Coated Tough Magazine Interviews J.I.T. Powder Coating & Bluestreak™
Powder Coated Tough Magazine is the flagship publication of Powder Coating Institute, a non-profit organization working to advance the utilization of powder coating as an economical, non-polluting and high quality finish for industrial and consumer products. Click here to read article.