July 2019

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Don Armstrong, Veleda Services

A good maintenance manager will appreciate and recognize the good "problem-avoiders" (supervisors, planners, engineers, inspectors, etc.) and expert tradespeople, and then develop the others…

Jonathan Trout, Noria Corporation

Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) is the premier standard for measure manufacturing productivity. Read about how to calculate OEE, the six big losses, OEE benefits and more.

Jonathan Trout, Noria Corporation

Lean manufacturing or “going lean,” refers to a series of methods, philosophies and tools to minimize waste in your business and maximize production. Read about different ways your company can go lean.

Large commercial facilities present unique challenges when it comes to temperature management. Air stratification, process heat and circulation issues can contribute to lowered productivity …

Used correctly, the cloud can enhance an organization’s performance in production, efficiency and its entire business model. With so much potential, it’s hard to see why any manufacturer wou…

Don Armstrong, Veleda Services

A good maintenance manager will appreciate and recognize the good "problem-avoiders" (supervisors, planners, engineers, inspectors, etc.) and expert tradespeople, and then develop the others…

Mike Vest, Amada Miyachi America

Amada Miyachi America (AMYA) believes in the lean principle of being committed to continual improvement. Learn how the company recently made a change for the better and put 6-S methods into …