Smarter Machining Episode 03: Planning for a Holiday Shutdown

In this episode of Smarter Machining, Tim Bowman provides some quick tips on planning for a holiday shutdown and some great tricks to help you get back up and running with minimal downtime after your holiday break.

By William Krueger · December 20, 2019


Join Tim Bowman, Xometry’s lead CNC Applications Engineering Manager and machining expert, as he shares insights about all aspects of running a machine shop based on decades of mechanical and industrial engineering experience. In this episode, Tim provides some quick tips on planning for a holiday shutdown and some great tricks to help you get back up and running with minimal downtime.

Smarter Machining is the culmination of Tim’s lifelong passion and mission to help American machine shops to improve their operations, develop their teams, and build a successful business with sustainable growth. Tim has operated/managed machine shops for over 25 years while honing his machining and engineering skills at leading companies including Ingersoll Rand and Dana. He has also facilitated the development of engineering/machining technical schools at local colleges while instructing and mentoring aspiring machinist and machine shop owners.

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