It is increasingly obvious that the need to apply social distance begins to impose itself as a way of life and work, now and especially after the crisis caused by Covid-19 (regardless of whether we are keeping a distance of 1, 2 or even 3 meters between people).
Defining the negative impact of non-compliance with the app […]
The goal of productivity is to facilitate the production of as many quality pieces in accordance with the current and especially future takt time level. This is a real, visible and especially expected productivity.
The production of quality pieces depends first and foremost on the effectiveness and efficiency of the cycl […]
Companies are aware that production planning has to take into account each type of set-up time.
Practitioners admit that they need set-up time standardization (SOP for set-up) for: (1) increasing flexibility and (2) continually improving set-up time. Sometimes, it is difficult for them to convince managers that for this […]
Productivity is the task of everyone – not just those directly involved in operations. Increasing the productivity of administrative functions is absolutely necessary.
Often, to increase productivity in offices, the current work method is intensified – a method that is often inadequate. This intensification o […]
Lately, the working method (direct operators, indirect operators, set-ups, lines and individual equipment) has been one of my concerns in several factories.
Often the challenge of managers is common: significant cycle times differences in their processes similar to those of other plants in the group (especially in bottle […]
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and Overall Line Effectiveness (OLE)
MCPD & Industry 4.0: 10 Transformation Directions
As it is already known, the key to daily scheduling of activities through Takt Time requires aligning all processes accordingly and especially the bottleneck process to ensure t […]
The continuous synchronization of the basic flow of the companies and the profitability of this flow is and will remain an eternal challenge of the manufacturing company to ensure the eternal prosperity in a global market. Even if different approaches are used to achieve lead time reduction […]
True Productivity Reveals your Hidden Profitability!
On May 10, 2019, Exegens® (Romania), represented by Dr. Alin Posteucă and Productivity Partner Incorporation (Japan), represented by Dr. Shigeyasu Sakamoto established an international strategic partnership by joining forces to develop product […]
Four Key Factors for a Successful MDC Implementation: Exceptional and Sustainable Productivity and Profitability
As you know, the real success of implementing any new idea or method needs a rigorous implementation plan. In this context, there is a normal and pertinent question:
What are the key points of a successful MDC […]