The Spark

February 7, 2018

WHAT LIES AHEAD: Thoughts on Industry and the Economy in 2018

To be continually successful, companies must be cognizant of market trends and how the economy can affect them. We can look to the country’s Gross Domestic Produce or GDP to get a glimpse into how […]
December 19, 2017

The Curious Conscious Capitalist podcast featuring Jean Pitzo

The Conscious Capitalism Chicago chapter has launched a podcast, “The Curious Conscious Capitalist”, to explore and explain what conscious capitalism is and how it can help make businesses better. Ace Metal Crafts Company CEO Jean […]
November 29, 2017

Tremendous Growth in Lab-Grown Meat in just 9 months…

From obscure industry journals to the cover of Inc. Magazine, interest in the subject of Clean, Lab-Grown Meat has hit the mainstream. Back in February 2017, a mere 9 months ago but a lifetime seemingly […]
November 8, 2017

When ROI should be ROEI

At the recent AME-BOSTON-2017 Conference, Ace Metal Crafts Company was invited to participate in an “Expert Speed Chat” panel discussion on the topic of PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT, more specifically, Increasing employees’ continuous improvement IQ equals gold. […]
October 4, 2017

TSSC’s 25th Anniversary – Celebration and Moving Forward

This September marks five years since Ace Metal Crafts Company began its journey toward constant improvement and the 25th anniversary of Toyota’s TSSC – the Toyota Production System Support Center – a driving partner in […]
August 31, 2017

While dairy consumer tastes change, stainless steel remains a constant…

Americans are consuming less dairy products. According to an August 21, 2017 article by Jenny Eagle in China will overtake the US as the largest dairy market by 2022 whilst India takes fourth place […]