Manufacturing

In any manufacturing warehouse, having industirial machinary that you can count on is vital. You will not be sacrificing quality, and you will be paying a lower price if you purchase through Kravas Equipment Inc.

Manufacturing

By idtbusiness -- The geographical concentration of the manufacturing industry is changing. The industrial capacity of many of the world's wealthier nations is shrinking, accompanied by a corresponding loss of jobs, due to the relocation of enterprises to lower-wage countries. Manufacturing objectives incorporate such things as cost, quality, delivery and flexibility and usually there are trade-offs between them. Trade-off decisions are also necessities in a number of key areas enabling patronage of the manufacturing objectives. These decision areas... more


Lean Manufacturing Consultant

By C Wright -- Lean manufacturing consultants are often good at motivating the organization into action. Sure, one reason is the corporation is paying for services so it is more compelled to make the most of it. Also, unless the lean manufacturing consultant is going to be paid to wander around, the corporation will probably make a concerted effort to implementation. If the organization has an in-house lean manufacturing expert and top management commitment, the only reason to hire... more


Five Reasons to Implement Kaizen in Non-Manufacturing

By Peter Peterka -- Kaizen is a proven performance improvement tool. Adopted from modern Japanese manufacturers, like Toyota, Kaizen generates breakthrough improvements quickly, without huge capital investments and/or extensive commitments of employ time. Kaizen is an efficient, effective technique for producing change in manufacturing operations. Kaizen improves performance in non-manufacturing situations as well. Ideal for a wide variety of industries, it's well suited for non-manufacturing situations like those found in professional services, corporate headquarters, and branch offices. Entities like... more


Document Management System in Manufacturing Industry

By abul kashem -- We could consider manufacturing management as partly Product Lifecycle and partly Supply Chain. However, in this article on manufacturing, we look in a little more detail at this function. Manufacturing documents include Bill of Materials, and documents related to Scheduling, Workflow Management, Quality Control and Cost Management. Machines are loaded with work, workers are allocated to machines and their production is recorded. Machine idle times and the reasons for the idleness are also recorded. Maintenance... more


Lean Manufacturing Consultant - Is It Worth Hiring One

By Carl Wright -- Companies of all sizes are now implementing lean manufacturing. Businesses as small as a dentist office are blogging about using lean manufacturing techniques to improve the process and lower costs. If a company is contemplating hiring a lean manufacturing consultant, they probably need one. If the expertise does not exist within the corporation, valuable time will be lost and money spent unnecessarily until the lean manufacturing consultant is hired. If the company has lean manufacturing... more