Business Problems and Metallurgy
Manufacturing companies face common problems related to metals, including
- Product failures because metal components degrade too fast
- Components that are difficult to fabricate because metals were not selected for easy manufacturing
- Alloys too expensive or difficult to source
- Supplier and manufacturing quality problems
Unfortunately, at most companies people muddle through problems involving metals because they overlook metallurgical engineering. The result is
- Missed product launch dates
- Product cost over budget
- Missed shipments
- Problems dragging on, diverting resources from other projects
Attend this webinar to learn how metallurgy is applied to prevent and solve real-world business problems, and help people to be more productive and profitable. Examples related to alloy selection, cost reduction, manufacturing problems, and supplier evaluation will be given.
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- Presenter: Michael Pfeifer, Ph.D., P.E.
- Date: Wednesday, October 24
- Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. central time
Business and engineering leaders who want to learn another approach to make successful products.
"A group of us took several courses (Principles of Metallurgy, Metallurgy of Steel, Corrosion of Metals) to become more knowledgeable about the science of metals to avoid problems. For me, the biggest impact of the training was on working with suppliers. I feel more confident asking questions and I now know the suppliers which know their stuff and which ones don’t. And it was great being able to get the training when it was convenient for me."Sam Bloodgood, VP Process Improvement, Hydraforce, Inc.
"I oversee several operations, including steel heat treating and laser welding. However, my background was in the construction materials industry. Principles of Metallurgy gave me the knowledge to have meaningful discussions with my engineers and be able to ask them better questions."Tom Parkman, Plant Manager, Simonds International.
“Principles of Metallurgy exceeded my expectations. The content was straightforward enough not to be burdensome, yet deep enough to provide a practical review of fundamental principles. I recommend this course to any engineer or technical person who has been out of school and working in industry for several years, but not necessarily having been focused on metallurgy.”Andy Jacobs, Staff Engineer, DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.
“The Principles of Metallurgy course is broke up into convenient length modules that can be fit into the busiest schedule. The course is a good review for engineers who had a materials class ten or more years ago.”Paul Flury B/E Aerospace
“This is an excellent course (Metallurgy of Steel Heat Treating) for learning basic heat treating practices. The course introduces and covers a broad range of processes. I would recommend it for anyone in the steel business.”Jim Marks, Magellan Corporation
“This course has given me more confidence in my job and given me a better understanding of some of the heat treatments used in the business.”Mark Winter, Abbey Forged Products
Why Industrial Metallurgists?
- Practical, up-to-date content.
- Metallurgy expertise and 20+ years of experience.
- Courses designed for non-metallurgists.
- Training accessible from anywhere with internet access.
- Engaging content.
- Convenience. Learn when it suits your schedule.
- Avoid being overwhelmed with too much information at one time. Set your own pace.