For Manufacturers who

posted on: Wednesday May 10, 2017

Not every manufacturer will benefit from Lean. Even when applied correctly, a method that works for a company like Toyota is not tailored to benefit every operation. Manufacturers producing low volume or custom-engineered products, for example, would not improve with a technique like Kanban. These kinds of companies have t0Not every manufacturer will benefit from… Read more

Increase In Manufacturing

posted on: Wednesday May 10, 2017

In part 1, we celebrated the recent PMI that showed February 2017 had the highest monthly growth in manufacturing since August of 2014. With growth come new challenges for manufacturers, one being that suppliers are struggling to keep up with demand, and therefore, delivery times from them are slowing. This In part 1, we celebrated… Read more

How Replacing Forklifts How Replacing Forklifts How Replacing Forklifts

posted on: Wednesday May 10, 2017

Modern Materials Handling recently featured the company LEDVANCE and the changes that brought them a two-year ROI with reduced costs and product damage. The primary change was replacing forklifts for tasks related to moving pallets. The article highlights an interview with LEDVANCE plant manager Mike McNulty. He explained that one In part 1, we celebrated… Read more