Lean Manufacturing Blog / Digital Work Instructions

by Josh Easterling, on May 19, 2022 6:06:37 PM

When production operators work the pack-out stations, I consider that to be one of the most crucial check points for your parts. If you think about it, those operators are …

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Topics:OpinionLean ManufacturingIndustry 4.0Digital Work InstructionsManufacturing Integrated Platform

by Tina Kennedy, on May 13, 2022 3:49:17 PM

Some people might say that the tried and true method of training new operators is to have them shadow a veteran employee. But what if there's no one with the …

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Topics:OpinionIndustry 4.0Digital Work InstructionsQuality Management

by Jason Bullard, on Feb 22, 2022 8:11:34 AM

For decades—even generations—innovators in manufacturing have worked hard to find ways to minimize the chaos and complexity of manufacturing and production environments. While new technologies have unlocked impressive new advances …

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Topics:TechnologyOpinionIndustry 4.0Digital Work Instructions

by Jason Bullard, on Feb 11, 2022 11:18:22 AM

The power and potential of simplifying digital work instructions From the earliest days of modern manufacturing, work instructions have played a part in helping operators complete their work correctly and …

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Topics:OpinionIndustry 4.0Digital Work Instructions

by Josh Easterling, on Feb 1, 2022 9:15:00 AM

I want to digitize work instructions, but do I have to start from scratch? As manufacturing evolves and becomes more digital, many companies are looking to transfer from paper-based work …

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by Tina Kennedy, on Jun 5, 2020 3:47:19 PM

As manufacturers begin to ramp up operations with newly implemented COVID-19 mitigation strategies, it’s clear Industry 4.0 technologies are more relevant than ever. The pandemic has proved that companies that …

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by Dan McKiernan, on Nov 18, 2019 3:06:05 PM

Accelerated and enhanced training with digital work instructions. As growing numbers of manufacturers are discovering, digital work instructions can be a game-changer. Digital work instructions are more accurate, more user …

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Topics:Educational TopicsLean ManufacturingIndustry 4.0Digital Work Instructions

by George Jewell, on Oct 21, 2019 4:04:07 PM

A whole new level of error-proofing Leveraging IIoT connectivity has long held the promise of speed, efficiency, transparency, flexibility and control for manufacturing professionals. But until recently, few manufacturing solutions …

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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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