Lean manufacturing is a systematic method aimed at improving production efficiency. It does so by reducing waste without affecting quality. Lean methodologies are considered successful for companies, and implementing them can bring major advantages.
9 Aug 19
The amount of information available to operators in modern production plants is growing exponentially. With that, comes the possibility of parameter notification when one deviates from the normal operating conditions.
7 Aug 19
Jidoka, as a lean production foundation, points toward the capacity of personnel to intercept problems as they arise. This keeps the damage at bay while finding the quickest possible solution. Here, we will learn about Jidoka and why it is so important.
29 Jul 19
Lean culture emerged in the 1940s from Toyota factories. This represents a true revolution in terms of methods and strategies for managing industrial production. At the time, Toyota was a small company compared to giants like Ford. Hence the new perspective: a company must be agile, i.e., "lean".
25 Jul 19
There are many reasons why companies lose efficiency. They are often ill-equipped in maintaining a high OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness). Let us try to analyze potential applicable solutions through the industry collaboration platform, Keethings.
19 Jul 19
If you are reading this article, you are probably convinced by now of the importance of adding Collaboration software to a production factory.
20 Jun 19
Communication in a production environment plays a fundamental role: in many cases communicating effectively means being informed correctly and promptly, and it is therefore on this that the ability of the personnel depends to make quick and conscious decisions and act as a result.
18 Jun 19
There is a lot of talk about digitizing industrial plants, and even more about the fourth industrial revolution.
13 Jun 19
The industrial plant is an extremely complex place, where a constant (and efficient) interaction between people, machines and computer systems is necessary to make the process more efficient and therefore be able to increase productivity.
10 Jun 19
The use of smartphones and mobile devices, in general, has brought great changes to our daily life.
5 Jun 19
Produce, produce, produce: in a factory optimizing production is the most important aspect.
28 May 19
Knowledge is assuming an increasingly important role in daily life and even more in business.
24 May 19
In a world where competition is global, measuring the productivity of a production plant is one of the main needs for manufacturing companies.
5 Mar 19
One of the main challenges in companies, from micro-enterprise to multinational ones, is to increase productivity.
1 Mar 19
What does maintenance mean in the digital age? Today's industries require new and diversified skills in addition to being extremely complex in the different stages of the production process.
1 Mar 19
Increasing productivity is the challenge that all companies, small and large, face daily. In particular, in the industrial field, this means being able to reduce costs and optimize the performance of the plants, without affecting the quality of the finished product in the slightest.
27 Feb 19
There is no doubt that the improvement of business processes requires the application of the Deming cycle (Plan-Do-Check-Act). Without appropriate indicators, however, it is not possible to apply the PDCA and therefore to monitor whether or not there is an improvement.
20 Feb 19
Collaboration: one of the most difficult challenges in the workplace. To collaborate means to interact effectively with one's colleagues, respecting roles and responsibilities, to exchange all the necessary information in a timely way.
18 Feb 19
To increase the productivity of an industrial plants is a challenging task. To face it, you must focus on innovation and speed.
15 Feb 19