Factory Management & Manufacturing Best Practice Blog Posts
The Ceasefire is Over. Are We Heading for a Trade War?
Trade ceasefire written about a few months ago has ended. Talks between US and Chinese officials broke down and President Trump boosted tariffs on over 6,000 goods (valued at $200B) from 10% to 25% and has threatened to increase tariffs on a further $325B of Chinese exports soon.
How To Start Implementing Lean: Clarity, Focus, Discipline, and Engagement Come First
Why do many Lean improvement projects fail to achieve their objectives? In good part, because the organization is held back by old habits and poor practices.
Reduce Manufacturing Costs with Basic Quality Assurance Systems
We wrote a few weeks ago about the most common types of internal failures in manufacturing, their impact for the manufacturer, and how simple software can be used as a preventive measure. Manufacturing managers tend to ask the same question on this topic: "How can this new approach help cut costs?"
We'll be covering this question in our blog post today.
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