Lean Manufacturing Blog / Articles & Publications

by Thomas R. Cutler, on Jul 19, 2018 8:09:45 AM

Article Published in Quality Digest –July 18, 2018 Although automation  has been successful in replacing repetitive, simple tasks, the human workforce still plays a critical role in manufacturing. Even the most …

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by Thomas R. Cutler, on Jun 27, 2018 5:29:23 PM

Article Published Food Quality & Safety, June 25, 2018 For decades, solutions vendors have used the generic phrase “track and trace,” which suggests manufacturing traceability and quality control solutions that enable users …

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by Randy Blaylock, on Jun 1, 2018 2:06:43 PM

Opinion article published Robotics & Automation News, May 2018 Interoperability has arrived and the ability of machines, devices, sensors, and people to connect and communicate with each other via the …

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by Randy Blaylock, on May 14, 2018 6:26:50 PM

Article Published AutomationMedia.com May 2018 A Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is a system that manufacturers can use to measure and control critical production activities. Some of the benefits of MES …

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by Randy Blaylock, on May 14, 2018 2:58:09 PM

Article Published Automation.com May 4, 2018 The capital required for old-fashioned OEE software implementation is a thing of the past. Manufacturers are constantly challenged to increase productivity, improve quality, and …

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by Randy Blaylock, on May 14, 2018 1:22:09 PM

Just as kit trays are customized to meet the needs of the individual kits, transport systems documented in work instruction must be customized for efficiency and space utilization. Article Published …

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