Stay ahead of the manufacturing curve

Fast-paced changes in manufacturing technology can leave some companies behind. Skilled labor shortages can create gaps in workforces. To maintain a competitive edge, you know you need to work smarter and more efficiently. The tools are available, but you need guidance putting them to work for your business. Heartland can help.

Heartland Solutions - Manufacturing

Work smarter with the right technology

Heartland has the insight and expertise to help you select the most practical, cost-effective technologies and equipment, oversee implementation, train your team, and help you get the greatest ROI.

From automation to shop floor control and machine monitoring solutions, from robotics and data collection to flexible manufacturing solutions and more, Heartland has the right tools to make your operations more intelligent and more efficient.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is manufacturing?

Manufacturing is the process of taking raw materials, parts, and sub-components and transforming them into finished goods.

What is manufacturing overhead?

Manufacturing overhead is the indirect costs supporting the production of finished goods minus the direct costs of production such as labor and materials.

What is lean manufacturing?

Lean manufacturing is the application of principles derived from Toyota’s production methods or “The Toyota Way”. Five principles of lean manufacturing are value, value stream, flow, pull, and perfection. Lean manufacturing eliminates waste, streamlines processes, reduces cost, and stimulates innovation.

What is critical manufacturing?

Critical manufacturing is one of sixteen critical infrastructure sectors defined by Presidential Directive 21 (PPD-21). These sectors include those with assets, systems, and networks that are considered so vital to the United States that their incapacitation or destruction would be debilitating to the nation’s economy, security, or to the public’s health or safety.

What is the manufacturing industry?

The manufacturing industry refers to the sum of companies engaged in manufacturing, which is the process of taking raw materials, parts, and sub-components and transforming them into finished goods.


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