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What is a Process Timer and How is it Useful in Manufacturing?

Posted by Jerix Thekkel on Sep 27, 2016 8:30:00 AM

If you are a basketball fan, you're probably familiar with shot clocks. In basketball, the shot clock is a timer designed to increase the pace of the game and scoring levels. 

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Topics: Plant Management

Using Visual Factory LED Displays to Improve Productivity in Your Factory

Posted by Jason Sluyter on Sep 12, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Have you recently evaluated how you can improve productivity in your factory? Listed below are some simple suggestions of how using Visual Factory LED Displays (often called Andon Displays) can improve factory productivity.

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Topics: Electro-Matic Visual Solutions, Plant Management

9 Ways to Reduce Downtime in Manufacturing

Posted by Jason Sluyter on Aug 18, 2016 12:05:03 PM

Downtime is a serious threat to any manufacturing business. One of the most dreaded scenarios within a manufacturing plant is that if one area backs up, it can have a snowball effect on other areas waiting for completion of prior processes to deliver parts to them. The old saying “time is money” is very true in these manufacturing plant situations. The longer amount of time it takes to complete processes and finish products, the more money it costs to get those products out the door. Reducing the amount of time that people or machines idle will be more efficient for the business’s bottom line. Take a look at the nine tips below on how to reduce downtime in manufacturing.

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Topics: Plant Management