Process Optimization as a Trade-off

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It’s Simple Solutions Wednesday. Today we talk about optimization using a simple process example. When aiming to leverage full potential of the process, two scenarios can occur: the increase in a parameter with small intervals results in greater production output; the increase in the parameter is pushed too far resulting in negative effects becoming more significant than the increase in production […]

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 […]

4 Questions that Determine Energy Consumption of your Production Plant

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In many production processes, energy is a significant cost. Hence, saving energy leads to reduced production costs. It also makes production system more sustainable. To identify most suitable energy saving measures for your production plant, you need to know how much, where, when and why energy is used. How much? The amount of energy consumed can be measured at the place where all […]