Dan McKiernan

Dan McKiernan

Dan McKiernan has 30 years of automotive manufacturing experience and has been President of eFlex Systems since 2003. Under Dan's leadership, eFlex Systems has developed deep and comprehensive expertise in the design and implementation of advanced manufacturing systems for complex and flexible assembly operations. Dan’s inventive ambition, along with choosing the right business partners, has contributed to the company’s success in all three divisions of software development, electrical engineering technologies, and systems integration.

Recent Posts by Dan McKiernan:

by Dan McKiernan, on Jul 29, 2019 5:04:08 PM

The Manufacturing sector is becoming more receptive to start-ups and inspired new tech solutions On the surface, the manufacturing sector might seem like an ideal space for technical innovation. But …

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Topics:TechnologyLean ManufacturingIndustry 4.0

by Dan McKiernan, on Jun 18, 2019 4:37:52 PM

High-mix assembly operations have always presented a challenge for manufacturers. For almost the entire history of modern manufacturing, variability has been an obstacle to consistency and quality control. Today, with …

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Topics:TechnologyLean Manufacturing

by Dan McKiernan, on Apr 16, 2019 9:50:41 AM

Over the course of history, manufacturing environments have become cleaner, safer and more sophisticated. New tools and technologies have led to breakthroughs in consistency, quality, productivity and efficiency. In recent …

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Topics:Manufacturing Culture

by Dan McKiernan, on Jan 29, 2019 2:59:59 PM

Throughout history, the phrase factory floor has evoked images of grit, grime and mechanized industry. The factory floor has long been a quintessentially industrial space, where skilled laborers assemble, craft …

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Topics:TechnologyLean ManufacturingIndustry 4.0

by Dan McKiernan, on Sep 23, 2015 4:43:00 AM

Manufacturers are beginning to realize the need to retain images as product is processed through their systems to help with warranty claim management, improve quality and perform root cause analysis …

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Topics:Educational Topics

by Dan McKiernan, on Sep 19, 2015 9:34:45 AM

Come and visit eFlex Systems at booth #348 at The Assembly Show 2016 to find out how eFlex Track & Trace, our Traceability & Quality Management Software, can help with part …

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Topics:News

by Dan McKiernan, on Sep 8, 2015 1:00:00 PM

The eFlex Assembly infrastructure contains a Process Configuration Tool, Process Improvement Tool and Process Engineering Tool that are accessible and visible from the office to the plant floor. Process Configuration …

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Topics:Product Details

by Dan McKiernan, on Sep 8, 2015 5:15:00 AM

To explain how eFlex Assembly might support the assembly line issues you are facing, the following are 9 common scenarios we frequently hear from engineers. 1. Over (or Under) Producing …

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Topics:Educational Topics

by Dan McKiernan, on Feb 3, 2015 2:54:00 PM

Decentralized Control Lends Flexibility to GM Plant Below are the first few paragraphs from this article, with links at the end to read the full article. Please Note: The article …

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Topics:News

by Dan McKiernan, on Sep 11, 2014 7:15:00 AM

eFlex SmartGlass for Google Glass is THE latest lean leveraging technology that eFlex Systems is unveiling at The Assembly Show Oct. 28-30, 2014. Sign-up now to arrange a personal “live” …

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Topics:News

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