Archive for the ‘Process Improvement’ Category

Companies can use lean manufacturing to improve operations

Companies can use lean manufacturing to improve operations

One small manufacturing company’s decision to implement a lean manufacturing practice has led to record sales and additional hiring, making it stand out as one of the more successful operations in its region, the Salem Statesman Journal reports.

Preventative maintenance can mean huge savings

Preventative maintenance can mean huge savings

By implementing a regular maintenance routine, facilities management personnel can keep assets working productively and make them last longer, resulting in huge long-term savings, according to Utility Products.

A rise in demand for lean manufacturing experience

A rise in demand for lean manufacturing experience

Over the years, a few positions in the manufacturing industry have remained in high demand regardless of economic conditions. These include quality, process and manufacturing, automation and maintenance engineers.

LEAN Maintenance Operations and Achieving CbM with Integrated HMI SCADA

For industrial and physical plant managers and superintendents, success means the deployment and optimization of machinery, facilities, and equipment. The intelligent maintenance and management of these assets is key to ensuring the streamlined workflow of all inter-related departments and divisions. One way to augment this workflow and improve production and OEE KPI targets is to […]

Training program developed for lean manufacturing safety

Training program developed for lean manufacturing safety

A new training module has been developed by a leading Powerpoint training business that helps facilities’ managers increase safety and productivity in lean manufacturing operations.

Ensuring OSHA compliance in manufacturing facilities

Ensuring OSHA compliance in manufacturing facilities

The standards established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) were designed to ensure all U.S. workers had a safe occupational environment in which to work, but implementing programs to comply with these standards can also lead to dramatic productivity improvements.

Optimizing your maintenance program for unique assets

Optimizing your maintenance program for unique assets

Warehouse managers who use a maintenance management systems can improve their planning and scheduling of maintenance activities, track maintenance patterns, and perhaps best of all, optimize a maintenance program for all relevant work types.

Benefits of Workflow processes to your asset management systems

Are you interested in adding workflow processes to your asset management system? A company can instantly realize huge benefits by adding workflow processes/functionality to asset management and CMMS software deployments. Organizations can immediately gain control and have the visibility to measure and respond to any type of work, capital or item request. Based on the […]

eRPortal to sponsor and participate at the National Ethanol Conference in Orlando.

eRPortal is busy with the Ethanol industry. Our product has found success in many of the Ethanol plants throughout the US and we’ve been privileged to participate in two conferences. Recently, we exhibited at a semi-annual maintenance managers meeting, this one took place in Council Bluffs, IA and hosted by SIRE Ethanol. Great discussions, including […]

A bit on cradle-to-grave tracking of an item using serialization

With the help of item serialization technology, organizations can control the tracking and identification process of a entire array of materials, effectively and efficiently. Some examples include tools, bottles of chemicals, keys, cylinders, and waste storage containers. There are many others. Powerful materials tracking software is used to create serialization or unique identification numbers based […]

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