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DETROIT—It’s a basic tenet of mass production: Making things in batches is the most efficient way to manufacture anything. So why, then, is lean manufacturing evangelist Ted Duclos arguing that America can revitalize its manufacturing base by making things one at a time?
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA—Boeing and Lockheed were among several companies honored last week for leadership in manufacturing by consulting firm Frost & Sullivan.
The value of standard work is clear: improved productivity and quality. With standard work, the process is well documented, its yield is high, its cycle time is rock solid, and everyone has been trained to do it. It worked well once, so we do it again and again.
We’re all aware of the consequences of paying too much.
As orthopedic and medical device technology evolves, so do the manufacturing processes of industry leaders like Acumed.
When founded in 1925, Hollingsworth Logistics Group (HLG) was one of the world’s first expediters of auto parts.
How To Build Stronger Structures In Less Time, Convey Difficult To Handle Totes and Products, and Stop Using Your Factory Floor as a Warehouse
Creform, the original pipe & joint material handling system helps assemblers be more productive and lower overall material handling costs by offering them a variety of unique products.
Rotary actuators are standard, engineered components used in automation applications to increase system flexibility by adding an axis of rotation.
Lean material handling saves space, boosts quality and improves productivity.
Visual work instructions enable operators to be more flexible.