Friday, August 28, 2015

Are Your Manufacturing Operations Obsolete?

By Patrick Weber, MESA International Technical and Education Committee member and MESA-Recognized Practitioner

How can you determine if your manufacturing operations are no longer competetive? There are telltale signs if you know how to look for them.  The following excerpt from "Seven Warning signs that your Manufacturing Operations Are Becoming Obsolete" give one example.

Monday, August 24, 2015

10 Ways to Ensure You Don't Screw Up the OEE

By Kathy Barthelt, member of MESA International

I have to be honest with you... Most OEE projects fail before they’re implemented and it's up to YOU to make sure that doesn't happen! Not everyone has the same priorities and what’s important today may not be tomorrow. So how do you put together a project that will address the desires of all the stakeholders? What’s the best way to navigate the political landscape that’s been laid out in front of you?
Is it possible to NOT screw up the project?