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4.5 Ways to Protect Your Employees on the Shop Floor From COVID-19

4.5 Ways to Protect Your Employees on the Shop Floor From COVID-19

COVID-19 is far from over and the shop floor will never be the same because of it. As your shop looks to the future, there’s a lot to consider and do to keep your employees safe and making chips. Here, then, are 4.5 ways to protect your employees on the shop floor from current and potential future outbreaks of COVID-19.

5 Steps to Create and Maintain a Facebook Presence For Your Machine Shop

5 Steps to Create and Maintain a Facebook Presence For Your Machine Shop

With COVID-19 limiting the way that we travel, gather, communicate, and conduct business, now is an opportune time to focus on growing your online presence through Facebook. To stand out from your competition and get in front of your target audience, here are Xometry’s top 5 tips for creating and maintaining your Facebook presence for your machine shop.

Six Things That Keep Shop Owners Up At Night

Six Things That Keep Shop Owners Up At Night

No one has ever said being a shop owner is easy. Between fluctuations in demand, a changing economy, and adopting new technologies, there is a lot to keep track of. Here are the six most common pain points that keep shop owners up at night.

Smarter Machining Episode 01: Quoting More Efficiently

Smarter Machining Episode 01: Quoting More Efficiently

In the first episode of Smarter Machining, Tim focuses on the biggest question facing machine shop owners: what is the best way to efficiently quote jobs, run the floor, and drum up more business to keep your pipeline full?