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How Do Andon Systems Improve Your Lean Manufacturing Program?

Posted by Electro-Matic on Oct 4, 2011 10:35:00 AM

"If you can't see your data, does it really exist?"

Have you ever wondered how much you spent on information systems and equipment that create great reports? What if key elements of these reports were available instantly to the people that really need them?

Electro-Matic Products, Inc. will exhibit at American Manufacturing Strategies Summit 2011 and will introduce our Andon System solutions at the event.

In order to support the key principles of Lean Manufacturing programs, Electro-Matic has produced a family of Visual Workplace Solutions designed specifically to deliver key lean performance metrics to the people that need them the most. Factory Vision LCD/LED message displays are your performance scoreboards to achieve impressive gains in a lean environment.

What’s the Score?
Selecting what information you need displayed is critical to an effective Lean Manufacturing program. As time goes on and your processes improve you’ll find that your lean teams need different data to take their next steps.
Lean Performance Scores and Metrics
Putting the right data in front of the right people will yield instant results and improve morale at the same time.

People
- Output per labor hour
- Direct labor per unit
- Indirect labor per unit
- Units per hour or hours per unit
- Overhead cost per unit

Process
- Setup time
- On time delivery
- Value added ratio
- Reject rate
- Rework cost
- First pass quality
- Cycle time
- Material Scrap

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