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EVANSVILLE, IN—Systems integrator Evana Automation Specialists recently delivered a clutch assembly line to American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. The line integrates both fully and semiautomatic processes.
To move your company to a better place, it matters more where you are than where you want to go. And before you can see clearly where you are, you must clarify your perspective.
AUGUSTA, ME—The Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership helped a medical device manufacturer here reduce product introduction time, achieve $500,000 in retained sales, and save more than $250,000.
EVANSVILLE, IN—Systems integrator Evana Automation recently delivered a lean, 21-step assembly and test system to American Axle & Manufacturing Inc.
WICHITA, KS—Case New Holland’s assembly plant here is among the best of the best nationwide, according to an industry trade publication.
Design for manufacture and assembly (DFMA) does well as a stand-alone methodology for simplifying product designs and lowering production costs. However, DFMA should also be hailed as a pathway to lean manufacturing.
America’s manufacturing sector gained 14,000 jobs in February, according to the latest data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Manufacturers vigorously seek out best practices because they can improve metrics, such as stock price, sales and profitability. There’s only one problem: Best practices are the actions that solved yesterday’s problems.
Customers are demanding zero defects. Product quality has to be at the highest levels ever. Being “good enough” is no longer good enough.
The original Creform System of pipe and joints has helped manufacturers build material handling structures that support lean and continuous improvement programs. Now, the addition of Creform 42mm pipe and joints makes it faster and easier to design and build these structures while building them stronger without extensive bracing.
Upon seminar completion, one will understand: Dr. Deming’s affect on today’s Lean movement; how U.S. companies measure up to Dr. Deming’s 14 Points; Dr. Deming’s viewpoints on a variety of subjects.Read More
Upon seminar completion, one will understand TWI Job Instructions; Job Methods and Job Relations; Hands-On Applications; how to sustain TWI via Leader Standard Work; and “Respect for the People.”Read More
Upon seminar completion, using Lean tools and philosophy, one will understand how to create a much more effective and user-friendly quality management system and prevent its future entrophy.Read More
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Upon seminar completion, one will be able to significantly reduce the recurrence of quality, safety or environmental problems.Read More
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