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Technical Articles

THK America, Inc. has published these technical articles:

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Each year sees shifts in the marketplace as new suppliers enter and existing ones change. Making sure that your strategic relationships are with the right organizations is crucial to the success of...
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As low-priced products from emerging economies enter the market, it can be tempting to purchase cheaper components. Unfortunately, lower prices often come with lower quality, and the up-fron reduction...
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In How to Define Your Value in the Marketplace you will learn the importance of selecting the right solution versus a part with the lowest sticker price, and how to select a vendor that aligns with...
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Maximizing Efficiencies on the Supply Chain - Starting with the Source shares how your organization can minimize the common risks found in supply chain management, by focusing on the source, Utilizing...
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Avoiding errors in a complex process such as machine design may seem impossible. A seemingly minor error made early in the process can have a major impact to your bottom line once the design hits the...
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Medical robotics is a relatively new field. In a short period of time, the market for surgical robots and other medical robots has grown considerably with organizations like Seed Solutions paving the...
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Our Case Study THK: Shaping the Future of Service Robotics shares how the robot revolution is impacting everyday life and creating new opportunities for robotics manufacturers. Learn the factors that...
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Centralized stocking is a widely adopted concept, yet many businesses only apply it to components of their products, leaving out components involved with their production equipment. Those same...
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As the world's largest supplier with opportunities for quick customizations and fast turnaround time, THK has been instrumental in sustaining surgical robotics practices....
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been critical to maintain an adequate supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) to help mitigate the spread of the virus and keep people safe. To keep up with...
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When choosing suppliers and components, it's not enough to look solely at the bottom line. Using the right suppliers can improve value and ultimately achieve higher quality without sacrificing...
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A strong supply chain is the foundation of any manufacturing business, yet many organizations overlook the importance of their supplier's supply chain. If a business partner is unable to provide parts...
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Managing your workforce can be challenging. With a shrinking available labor force, tightened budgets and shortened timelines there's constant pressure to optimize your teams and processes. How can...
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For global business environments, outsourcing or offshoring supply chains are a common tactic used for keeping costs down. While this can be effective initially, using this approach can often present...