National Family Business Day
Global Manufacturing

From tiny acorns to mighty oaks: the secret to building a successful family business

With National Family Business Day on 19 September 2015, it’s the perfect time to ask: what are the secrets of success in a family business? As Matthews is a family-owned business, here are some of our insights. What does your local café have in common with Haigh’s Chocolates, Maggie Beer, Taylors Wines, Coopers Brewery or […]

SMEs benefit from lean manufacturing
Lean Manufacturing & OEE, Product Identification Technologies

How can SMEs benefit from lean manufacturing

Lean manufacturing isn’t just for the big guys. Today’s small and medium businesses can get an advantage over their competitors by looking to lean manufacturing practices. Here’s how. When we talk about lean principles, it doesn’t take long for big names such as Toyota and Boeing to crop up. But in reality, lean isn’t a […]