January 10, 2013
Manufacturing Business Technology discusses five ways to minimize manufacturing downtime, including recommendations to update and service machinery and monitor the efficiency of manufacturing processes.
According to the article, “regular maintenance is important, as is installing new equipment. Managers should stay up-to-date on the latest technology and suggest updates to improve productivity.”
Automation GT can help to improve efficiency through a machine’s life cycle as our programs also cover the downstream maintenance and service of a machine after its design, manufacture, test, installation, commissioning. And, by applying the lean six sigma methodology to automation, we define in the first instance the requirements of a system to reduce waste and increase productivity.
Read more about methods of minimising manufacturing downtime at mbtmag.com.