After over 20 years in the capital equipment business, I have come to realize the importance of experience in managing a capital project, as well as having a plan. The intent of this article is to offer new and even experienced capital equipment project managers some strategies to help ensure a su
Customers ask from time to time – What information do you need to enable you to provide a quote for us? After responding, I find that my answers are never as comprehensive as I wish they had been. So we have constructed a more comprehensive list of recommendations related to Request for Quote
When selecting a supplier for automation equipment or other capital projects, there are key points to consider. Let’s boil it down to the items that can help ensure your Capital Equipment Purchase is a success!
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The late Stephen Covey taught us to begin with the end in mind. This is a useful mindset for life and business. Beginning with the end in mind for a capital project is critical for ensuring success of the project. Just like a house is not built without the plans completed, a capital project sh
Let’s clear the air about helium and answer some common questions about its history and availability. Cincinnati Test Systems is the largest leak test company in the world. We build many machines that utilize helium gas coupled with mass spectr
Algorithms and integrated networks (Industry 4.0) will change the landscape of equipment in the years to come. The power of well-constructed, self-healing, and adaptive networks is difficult to comprehend at this stage of their developmen