Production Optimization or the Major Approach in Industrial Decision-Making

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Nowadays, decisions-making of a factory is shaped by four forces: market (decisions related to volume & quality); economic (cost reduction targets); social (safety standards); environmental (sustainability initiatives). Providing solutions to all of the above challenges, process optimization takes an important place in the decision-making toolkit of a contemporary manufacturer. As a quantitative tool for industrial […]

Continuous Improvement: Why & How It’s Practiced

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Business process improvement often begins with setting a big project goal and planning an extensive scope of action for a short-term period. This approach is based on the assumption that the greater goal will inspire and provide motivation to act and deliver results to those involved. In practice, it may result in failure to deliver […]

A Quick Guide to Production Process Improvement

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There is a number of questions that need be considered in production process improvement. What is the value that the production process has to generate for the customer? How should the process look like to deliver this value? How to identify solutions to key problems and process bottlenecks? What does successful implementation involve? And many […]

Production Automation Explained

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The field of automation covers multiple disciplines with mechanical engineering, electrotechnology and information technology as the main ones. Automation can be completely virtual or it can require electromechanical components to function. Automation can be very complex and extensive but in most cases it has a simple basis. In this article, we provide an overview of automation […]

Production Automation as an Ultimate Source of Value

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Production Automation, as we know it, dates back to Industrial Revolution. In 1722 ‘’the mother of machine tools’’ – the lathe – comes into existence and later on inspires the invention of all subsequent tools opening the whole new set of possibilities to industrial capitalists. In the 18th century having accumulated wealth and having turned […]