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The Continuous Improvement Process (CIP) basically describes the endeavor to optimize processes in short time intervals by means of incremental steps. Process optimization can, for example, relate to increasing quality, reducing cycle times or lowering costs.
Companies face serious challenges due to the Corona crisis. This also affects the organization of working time. In addition to short-time work or home office, some companies have switched their operations to shift work in order to comply with imposed distance regulations and limit encounters between colleagues.
Companies face serious challenges due to the Corona crisis. This also affects the organization of working time. In addition to short-time work or home office, some companies have switched their operations to shift work.
How do I create the optimal checklist? Have you ever asked yourself this question to take your documentation in production, quality inspection or maintenance to the next level? After all, process flows of manufacturing companies are based on a comprehensible and standardized process documentation.
HACCP stands for hazard analysis and critical control points and is now used as an EU-wide and mandatory quality tool in the food industry. It protects end consumers and consumers from diseases and injuries caused by food.
Maintenance is important to keep industrial production running. All machines and systems involved in the production of goods, as well as building services installations, must be regularly maintained to ensure that production runs smoothly.
Operational excellence – the term is not new at best. However, operational excellence is more relevant than ever now.
The inspection of incoming goods is of great importance for every producing company. This is where all goods required for production are delivered and, above all, checked. To this day, paper-based work is still the standard here, which involves many risks.
In many industrial companies, necessary retrofitting causes unproductive times for employees and production losses. In this post, you learn how to reduce setup times and how to involve non-specialized employees in the retrofitting of machines and systems, thus saving time, human capital and cash.
They come as suddenly as birthdays and Christmas: the regular maintenance of machines and systems in the manufacturing industry. These maintenance tasks serve to assess wear and tear, identify and rectify possible defects and prevent major breakdowns that can lead to production downtimes.
The relevance of test protocols is often misunderstood. Usually, the traditional is simply carried along. Industry expert Daniel Grobe explains why test reports are so important and how digital documents improve your legal performance.
Customer’s increased wishes and requirements as well as increasing competition result in constantly growing demands on production. Companies are now service providers for individual customer wishes and no longer manufacturers of profitable mass-produced goods.
The training of new employees often takes a lot of time and personnel resources. The newbies are not productive for weeks and reasonable instructions of most processes have “grown historically” or are filed in dusty folders in many companies.
The importance of high-quality work instructions is constantly increasing. In times of skill shortage, small batch sizes and varied productions, precise work instructions are the gold of the 21st century. Read more and find out how to create a professional work instruction.
Even in the age of digitalization, many companies still create work instructions with popular word processing applications and then provide them on paper. Due to the increasing complexity of process documentation, this approach is inefficient and outdated.
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