Manufacturing Innovation for the Common Man – Modeling (Part 4 of 8)

By Jim Tighe on Thursday, November 14th, 2013 in Advanced Automation, Aerospace, Arc Welding, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Defense, EWI – Company, Government, Heavy Industry, Laser Processing, Materials Engineering, Modeling & Simulation, Oil & Gas, Rail, Resistance Processes/Solid-State Processes, Structural Integrity. No Comments

“Measure twice, cut once.”  If you’re like me, this is something I never forget to do… except when I forget to do it and end up making my 4th trip back to the Home Depot dropping another $45. What’s my point?  The EWI modeling group is the equivalent of a really, really good tape measure.Read more

Another Personal Milestone Here at EWI

By Jim Tighe on Friday, May 10th, 2013 in EWI – Company. No Comments

When I first got here to EWI, I became aware of some intimidating concepts being thrown around. Obviously there was the technological jargon, but I kept hearing this recurring push to “get published” and “present papers.” I appreciate that writing a blog technically doesn’t qualify as “being published”, but it does come close enough forRead more

Fanfare…err… Manufacturing for the Common Man

By Jim Tighe on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 in EWI – Company. No Comments

(Click here while reading) As I’ve mentioned numerous times before, I am not an engineer… But thank God I’m surrounded by engineers everyday here at EWI.  And no kidding they’re some of the brightest people you can meet… Especially in their field of expertise. A skill I’ve developed over the last five years is anRead more

Thanks EWI,

By Jim Tighe on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 in EWI – Company. No Comments

I’ve been thinking about what an honor it was to be nominated and selected as a finalist for the CFO of the year. Knowing I’m not what you would call the best public speaker, I don’t want to miss the opportunity to thank some of the people and organizations that have been significant and positive influences on me.