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Manufacturing Insights Video Series

Manufacturing Insights® videos give you an inside look at manufacturing success from industry experts, companies, and educators who share their experiences in adopting new technology, process improvements, and workforce development. See real-world demonstrations and the application of theoretical models used in manufacturing today!

Manufacturing Insights Video Series Collection

Click the titles below for previews and additional information on each video in this series.


Advanced Grinding
Advanced Robotic Welding
Affordable Automation for the Small & Medium Facilities
Composites in Manufacturing
Concept Modeling
Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA)
DFM: Design for Manufacturing
Direct Metal Manufacturing
Ergonomic Safety
High Speed Machining
Machine Vision & Error Proofing
Manufacturing Alternative Energy Systems
Medical Applications of Rapid Prototyping
Metal Forming Simulation
Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL)
Rapid Castings: Rapid Prototypes for Metal Casting Processes
Rapid Injection Mold Tooling
Rapid Manufacturing
Rapid Tooling, Rapid Parts
Reverse Engineering: 3D Data Capture
RFID: Tool Tracking Solutions
Structural DNA

Lean Manufacturing

A Lean Supply Chain at John Deere
ABC/ABM Understanding Manufacturing Costs
Breakthrough Kaizen Events
Building a Lean Culture
Continuous Improvement-Sustaining the Effort
Customer Focused Manufacturing
Engineering a Lean Supply Chain
Five S Factory Make Over (5S)
Flexible Material Handling
Flexible Small Lot Production for Just In Time (JIT)
Green Lean
Human Side of Lean Manufacturing at TECHNICOLOR
Incorporating Lean: From the Factory to Front Office
Introduction to Lean Manufacturing
Introduction to Lean Tooling
Kanban Systems
Lean Accounting
Lean Automation
Lean ITS
Lean Manufacturing at Miller SQA
Lean Manufacturing at TAC Manufacturing
Lean Manufacturing in a Small Shop
Lean Product Development
Lean Tooling in Action
Learning Lean Through Simulation
Mapping Your Value Stream
Mistake Proofing: Achieving Zero Defects
Poka-Yoke: Mistake Proofing
Quick Changeover for Lean Manufacturing
Re-Engineering the Manufacturing Enterprise
Right-Sized Equipment
Setup Reduction
Single Piece Flow
Total Productive Maintenance Blitz
TPM: Total Productive Maintenance
Training Within Industry
Value Stream Mapping
Visual Controls
What Lean Means


Cost of Poor Quality
Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA)
Managing Teams in Manufacturing
Six Sigma
Supply Chain Management
Theory of Constraints
Work Measurement