Lean Manufacturing

The Digital Manufacturing Design Innovation Institute is set to open its new facility soon and serious research and development is already underway to transform the U.S. manufacturing base with digital manufacturing technologies.
A new manufacturing facility, to be built by GE in Pennsylvania, will develop and implement additive manufacturing technologies.
Label printing, 3D printing and cabinet free packaging machines are among the trends in packaging machinery automation that blogger and contributing editor Keith Campbell described discovered at the interpack 2014 show in Dusseldorf, Germany, this fall.
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Jabil Shanghai was named the winner of this year’s Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Lean Best Practice Award in recognition of their efforts to drive innovation and Lean Six Sigma capabilities in optimizing manufacturing processes at their facility.
Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) is a metric designed to evaluate how efficient a production operation truly is based on the real-world availability of the equipment used.
As disconnected as quality and terrorist acts may seem, some interesting evidence exists connecting the magnitude and probability of an event in a way that can be used to help manufacturers improve quality.
A former production manager at Pepsi Bottling Ventures shares his experience in turning production trending, OEE and visualization data into a continuous improvement cycle.
A former production manager at Pepsi Bottling Ventures shares his experience in aligning business vision and technology-driven visibility to drive organizational growth and reduce operating costs.
I don't get many opportunities to visit plants or factories anymore, so when Mike Miclot invited me to drive over to Richmond, Ind. to get an in-depth tour, I jumped at the chance.
3D technology is being used by Chrysler to change the way it plans for future products and implements world-class manufacturing.
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