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Healthy Workers Are Efficient Workers

12

Nov
2020

Efficiency is the Holy Grail in manufacturing. While we focus a lot on efficiency of our capital investments, let’s not overlook our most valuable asset – our human capital. Manufacturing jobs are often physically demanding. They may require workers to sit or stand in...

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Boosting Efficiency During Covid-19

06

Nov
2020
Categories :Business, Latest News

Manufacturing has always been driven by efficiency. As we face the challenges of COVID-19 – disrupted supply and demand, worker absenteeism, reinventing our internal systems and procedures – efficiency becomes ever more critical. Businesses everywhere have endured costly disruptions and have had to lay...

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Improving Employee Safety At Manufacturing Facilities

01

Nov
2020

Workplace safety has always been critically important in the manufacturing industry. Historically we’ve been concerned with matters such as injuries and exposure to toxins. Today, in the COVID-19 era, our focus includes transmissible disease. Manufacturing facilities often face extra challenges in this arena, because...

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How To Build A Responsive Supply Chain

25

Oct
2020

2020 brought us face-to-face with major disruption. COVID 19 had a huge impact on some supply chains, and served as a vivid reminder that supply and demand are sometimes extremely unpredictable, despite our best efforts to predict them. The lesson: A responsive supply change...

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The Importance Of Business Agility In Uncertain Times

22

Oct
2020
Categories :Business, Latest News

Disruption might accurately be named the theme of 2020. A sudden global pandemic threw both demand and supply chains into disarray, leaving many manufacturers scrambling. This disruption cast focus on the tension between rigor and agility. On the one hand, manufacturing has traditionally thrived...

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The Future Of Automation In Manufacturing

15

Oct
2020

While quality is a top priority for all good manufacturers, there’s pressure from all sides to do things faster, better, and cheaper. One strategy worth exploring is increasing automation. Britannica.com defines three types of automation in production: Fixed automation, also known as “hard automation,”...

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The How And Why Of Online Reputation Management

08

Oct
2020
Categories :Latest News, Marketing

Taking control of your online presence is critical. Arguably, it’s even more important now than it was only one year ago. With so many people isolating and working from home, the digital interface is often the first point of access or inquiry, so mastering...

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7 Ways To Apply A Lean Manufacturing Strategy To Your Business

01

Oct
2020

Companies in the manufacturing arena and beyond are embracing Lean Manufacturing techniques to improve customer contentment and profitability through greater efficiency. Eliminating waste is the ultimate goal and principle of Lean Manufacturing. By turning a laser-sharp focus on reducing waste – of time, effort,...

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Pandemic Preparedness For Manufacturers

18

Sep
2020

We’re living through unprecedented circumstances as COVID-19 continues to impact every area of life, in every country, on every continent. These last few months have been game-changers, and the changes and impacts continue to unfold as the pandemic persists. The situation, the scientific consensus,...

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How To Solve 5 Common Sourcing Problems

11

Sep
2020

Even the best-run plant can be crippled by procurement problems. Even if every single process has been calculated, critiqued, and re-created for perfect efficiency, sourcing problems will throw a massive wrench into the system and make all those improvements useless. A smooth, seamless procurement...

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