manufacturing efficiency

Horseshoe Nails to Modern-Day Manufacturing: The Evolution to Industry 4.0 and its Impact on Manufacturing for Defense Contracts

In 1881, Englishman George J. Capewell founded the Capewell Horse Nail Company in Hartford, Connecticut. His patented automated machines made Capewell the only company in the world that could mass produce horseshoe nails in an era when horses powered transportation worldwide. For decades, the company grew and prospered based on this single high-demand product that […]