Blogue

Laser scanning measures and digitalizes your factory layout

  Laser scanning is an efficient and highly accurate technology for 3D measurements and digitalization of complex facilities and layouts. The powerful tool can save both time and money on redesigns, keep design projects on schedule and provide valuable information. In this blog article, I will describe laser scanning, how it works and in what En savoir plus sur Laser scanning measures and digitalizes your factory layout[…]

Quel est le nombre d’indicateurs de performances à afficher à la cellule de production ?

  La pertinence des indicateurs ainsi que la façon dont ils sont représentés ne sont pas une question facile à résoudre. En effet, choisir entre efficacité, productivité, rebut, réparation, respect des délais ou autre peut s’avérer assez complexe. Tous les indicateurs ont leur pertinence et on ne cessera jamais du côté des gestionnaires de les En savoir plus sur Quel est le nombre d’indicateurs de performances à afficher à la cellule de production ?[…]

It’s not always about price, when selling a business!

When a business exchange is taking place, it’s quite common to see the buyer and the seller spending their energy, almost fully, negotiating price. It’s understandable – the bottom line of any transaction we make will always be the dollars and cents. Whether you’re listing a business for sale or listing a single item on En savoir plus sur It’s not always about price, when selling a business![…]

Operator safety in production: Food sector and others

When designing production equipment, it is crucial to follow rules and regulations stating what demands the equipment must live up to in order to ensure operator safety. Many potential risks are eliminated automatically when CE-marking the equipment by following the European Machinery Directive. In addition, there are rules regarding cleanliness, what materials to use and En savoir plus sur Operator safety in production: Food sector and others[…]

How to Find the Right Buyer for Your Business and Avoid Negative Consequences

Choosing the wrong buyer for your business could poorly impact your outcome, but it can also poorly affect your employees, the community and your customers. Avoid detrimental outcomes of a sale by using these tips to evaluate and choose the right buyer for your business: Determine the requirements you have from an ideal buyer and En savoir plus sur How to Find the Right Buyer for Your Business and Avoid Negative Consequences[…]

Eighteen example questions to ask in manufacturing performance self-evaluation

  Defining the right questions is only one part of the process. Another key aspect of successful self-assessments is the ability to compare responses. This means running manager and/or peer assessments simultaneously. Questions should match, so that people can look at their answers related to feedback they are receiving.   It’s also helpful if the En savoir plus sur Eighteen example questions to ask in manufacturing performance self-evaluation[…]

All Companies Need to Look at Succession Planning

Most owners of small- to medium-sized businesses and their senior managers give little consideration to succession planning. In fact, it is often considered synonymous with exiting. And while these two phenomena are related and can overlap, they are not the same thing. Succession planning has many nuances separate and distinct from exit planning that are more critical to strategic planning than most realize, En savoir plus sur All Companies Need to Look at Succession Planning[…]

Improving Staff Retention and Warehouse Productivity through Ergonomics

The 80/20 rule in warehousing explains that 20% of products in a facility are picked 80% of the time, making these high-movers vital to consider when evaluating ergonomic challenges.   Improving warehouse layout and design also improves workflow. The result is an easier and more productive environment for workers. When work is easier to do, it En savoir plus sur Improving Staff Retention and Warehouse Productivity through Ergonomics[…]

Kids Taking Over the Business? 8 Things to Consider

Selling your business can be a complex and difficult process; when family becomes involved it can be even more complex and difficult. With that in mind, here are eight rules to consider if you want to increase the odds of a successful business transition to your children: Create a set of rules that your children En savoir plus sur Kids Taking Over the Business? 8 Things to Consider[…]

Developing New Manufacturing Products to be the Next Big Thing

Documenting a vision for the future and measuring progress against that vision is a key step toward moving the business forward. Employees at all levels should adopt this vision and be committed to achieving it through their own efforts.   In manufacturing staying a step ahead means innovating for the future instead of creating products En savoir plus sur Developing New Manufacturing Products to be the Next Big Thing[…]