Continuous Improvement

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How To Go From Worst To First

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"We're paying them for their hands, but they're freely willing & able to give of their hearts, if you engage them and help them with this vision."

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Operational Resilience Explained

11 min read

America was built on manufacturing.And manufacturing was built on resilience. 

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How to Create a Daily Management System

3 min read

Do your frontline employees know if they’re winning or losing each day?The answer to that question is simple, but not easy.

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Firefighting In Manufacturing

12 min read

Why It Happens, What It Costs, and How To Stop It Firefighting is a burning issue in manufacturing. Not only are facilities dealing with safety measures like flammable...

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How To Increase Productivity in Manufacturing

19 min read

There are several ways to define productivity depending on the context. In terms of manufacturing, productivity relates to the speed at which quality work is performed....

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Gemba Walk Template for Digital Transformation

7 min read

Gemba Walks are an essential tool to understand the challenges of your manufacturing frontline. Each manufacturing facility is unique. The best way to solve your unique...

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How the Best Plant Managers Solve Production Challenges

6 min read

As a manufacturing plant manager, meeting production targets, reducing downtime, and filling empty roles are all ongoing goals. The best plant managers know that these goals...

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How to Improve Performance with Preventative Maintenance

42 min read

Equipment failure is a known evil in the manufacturing world. But unplanned downtime carries a significant cost and hurts overall performance. This week Brian sits down with...

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How to Scale Technology Across Manufacturing Operations with 3M

42 min read

Most manufacturing companies don't have people dedicated to evaluating and deploying modern tools. At best, IT or HR takes responsibility for new technology and doesn't have...

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