Factory Layout & Flow

Space is always a luxury in manufacturing facilities. And those that have extra space, always find something to use it for. So how effectively are you utilizing the space in your plant? Here we are not just referring to house […]

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Production Scheduling

“He who fails to plan is planning to fail” – Sir Winston Churchill Most of us generate production plans in order to plan production. Very few production facilities have no idea what they need to produce in some future period. […]

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Cost Reduction Projects

These are once off projects, but you should generate them regularly. Things are always changing, especially the technology and the outcome requirements for your business. Are you operating at the most optimum cost base, or have certain non value adding […]

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Production Performance Measurement

You can’t manage what you don’t measure, and as production is the heart of your business, that’s a great reason to measure your production effectively. The key production measurement criteria are utilization, run time, lost time, down time and throughput […]

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How To Invest In Yourself

Photo credit: Josh Byers How To Invest In Yourself. BY JON WESTENBERG My framework for getting places, accomplishing things and living in a way that makes me happy. This isn’t a bullshit, head in the clouds, you can do it […]

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Productive Meetings

The 7 Must-Know Rules of Productive Meetings By Kevin Meany, www.entrepreneur.com View Original October 10th, 2014 In a meeting with a new business prospect not long ago, I surprised myself and everyone else in the room. Shortly after an executive […]

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Water Dilema

New approach to water usage needed SAVE | EMAIL | PRINT |  PDF     The worst drought in decades in South Africa will have far-reaching impacts, but will also motivate the government, businesses and consumers to change the way they use water. Drought was inevitable in one […]

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