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Product Quality Observation
Product Quality Observation
Product Quality Observation

Product Quality – How can it be better Controlled?

What Drives Product Quality? Quality of products is imperative in just about any business, though its importance changes with a variety of factors. One of these is competition; in a more competitive industry, there is more pres...
 
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Reducing Waste
Reducing Waste
Reducing Waste

Reducing Waste – Improving Margins vs. Increasing Perceived Customer Value

Reducing Waste and Cutting Costs to Improve Profit? We all know that there a lot – and I mean a whole lot – of factors that go into the success of any given business. These range from the highly controlled to sheer ...
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Do Companies Save Money by Outsourcing?

Outsourcing is when a company chooses to contract work out to a third-party. This work is often completed in other countries, where wages tend to be much cheaper. Outsourcing often involves off-shoring a business function to an...
 
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5S is Just Not For Us

No 5S Here The saying ‘you can’t teach an old dog new tricks,’ still reigns true in far too many facilities. Change is difficult, especially when it comes to someone’s livelihood. I recently toured a fac...
 
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Do Standup Workstations Improve Productivity?

As you sit in your cubicle day after day, you may not realize that too much sitting can actually shorten your life. Both the American Cancer Society and studies published in the American Journal of Epidemiology have shown that ...

 
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Top Tips For Process Improvement

Tip One: Streamlining Businesses today are facing new product goals, new technologies, and continual changes in the modern business environment. Streamlining can be used effectively to bring about productive and positive busine...
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Mobile Conferences Tweak Productivity

Mobile conferences are becoming ever increasingly more prevalent as the world of cell phones, tablets, and laptops continue to evolve. Now conferences can be delivered through apps and social media, almost eliminating the need ...

 
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Future technologies will influence our business
Future technologies will influence our business
Future technologies will influence our business

3-D Printing: What Does the Future Hold?

The Not So Distant Future You’re right in the middle of a filling a major order for one of your biggest clients that is in desperate need of your product, yesterday. All of the sudden, the machine that you use to manufact...
 
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Overproduction is a Waster

Eliminating waste is at the heart of 5S and lean strategies, and while some types of waste are easy to identify, others aren’t so obvious. Over production is one of the most common types of waste, and also one which most compan...
 
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Lean Implementation and Respect for People

Whether attempting to implement lean strategies for the first time in a company or simply making improvements to an already lean culture, it is important to understand how respect for people is involved. Many people who work wi...