3D Printing traced back to China in 220 AD

Printing has come a long way over the years. Since the first woodblocks emerged in China in 220 AD, printing has rebranded and reinvented itself dozens of times, in line with rapidly advancing technology. 3D printing is one of the newest of these developments, and is sure to revolutionise the industry once again. What is…

Why it’s ‘People to People’ rather than ‘Business to Businesses’ at Continua

At Continua We coined the phrase ‘People to People’ to describe the way we do business. To us it is about the emphasis we put on building strong, respectful and professional relationships with our clients. It’s about being honest and being responsive. It’s about understanding your vision and working with you to help achieve your…

Instilling a culture of responsibility

Our engineers really do go the extra mile. But everyone says that. What does it actually mean in real life? We talk to our very own Chris Jeffries about how Continua’s ‘can-do’ attitude sits at the heart of everything we do, forming the bedrock on which our company culture sits. First, what’s your background? “I…

Who is John Krafcik?

John Krafcik, the man who is credited for coining the phrase ‘Lean Manufacturing’ is currently the chief Executive of Hyundai Motor America. He joined Hyundai (a Korean family owned and run car company) in 2004 and has seen Hyundai’s (US) market share increase by over 50% and now controlling over 5 percent of the US…

Who is W. Edwards Deming?

‘A bad system will beat a good person every time’ W. Edwards Deming William Edwards Deming (1900 to 1993) was an American Statistician who developed ‘better ways for people to work together’. His philosophy outlined the continual improvement of products, services, processes, systems and people. His philosophy was adopted by Japanese companies after World War…