Posts Tagged ‘Manufacturing’

Custom Engineering Solutions Through Defined Manufacturing Principles

Within every industry, LEAN manufacturing, six sigma, and operational excellence can be integrated into daily operations for similar results. However, implementation and consistent practice of these manufacturing principles depends on the business at-hand, as they are no requirement. As one would expect, virtually every business in the market possesses differing systems, processes and overall end-goals.…

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5 Principals for Achieving Operational Excellence in a Business

Within a business, a disorganized, cluttered work environment may cause profit loss. To avoid this, it is important to successfully achieve operational excellence through the implementation of a method from LEAN manufacturing: the 5S strategy. The 5S strategy simplifies the work environment with a compiled set of workplace principles for keeping a business in segregate…

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Choosing a Method: Six Sigma vs. LEAN Manufacturing

Six Sigma and LEAN manufacturing principals are used to improve processes and create efficiencies in the overall manufacturing industry. Although the two methodologies gear toward similar outcomes, they both possess contrasting qualities. Six Sigma is a process dedicated to the focus on quality output of a finished product through a data given approach. While cost…

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The Integration of Supply Chain Management and Engineering

As industries become far more complex in a fast-paced market, the integration of certain operations and field duties becomes a less-disciplined movement across borders. With today’s industry practices and standards, the integration of supply chain management and engineering is quite justifiable. Supply chain management and engineering fields espouse one another through their responsibilities. Both fields…

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