Turnaround time – it’s a real problem!

In today’s post, we will talk about turnaround time in mill production. It’s not just a matter of working longer and harder. It is a major issue that almost everyone in the industry faces. In a survey we are currently conducting with farmers in the United States, only 3.7% of the market responded saying they … Continue reading Turnaround time – it’s a real problem!

Grit and singing behind the plow

Part 3 of 4: Come & See Tour Analysis – Forged with grit and discovering the key to inspiring joy-filled business Grit is the framework upon which anything actually gets done. Grit requires great courage and resolve to start, continue and finish what you put your hand to. It is a true strength of character … Continue reading Grit and singing behind the plow

Who are we?

Part 2 of 4: Come & See Tour Analysis – Wrapping my head around the “creativity quotient” of our industry On a scale of 1 to 10, how creative are you? Your answer to that question is directly linked to the perception of your identity. Most of us have or will struggle with identity issues … Continue reading Who are we?

Mini Mills vs Many Mills

Part 1 of 4: Come & See Tour Analysis – Wrapping my head around the capacity of our mini mill industry “Paralysis by Analysis” Poppa EO, aka the progenitor Anytime someone gives themselves fully to the analysis of data that they have collected they risk finding themselves stuck in that allegorical “Slough of Despond“, laden … Continue reading Mini Mills vs Many Mills