Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, November 17-23: Maintenance manufacturing traits, Lean manufacturing growth, dynamic logistics in manufacturing, more
Articles about the 10 traits of high maintenance manufacturing organizations, the four tiers of growth in Lean manufacturing, dynamic logistics in manufacturing, workplace safety trends, and the plant reliability improvement efforts were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, November 17-23. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Nov. 17-23, covered the 10 traits of high maintenance manufacturing organizations, the four tiers of growth in Lean manufacturing, dynamic logistics in manufacturing, workplace safety trends, and the plant reliability improvement efforts. Link to each article below.
What are the traits of a high maintenance manufacturing organization or facilities? Let's look at 10 of the 13 categories from the article but in the context of manufacturing and reliability.
Manufacturer builds daily management into continuous improvement process.
By making operational changes, Bosch-Rexroth is speeding the time to market.
According to the data in this report, the importance of safety on the manufacturing floor is more recognized now than in previous years by plant workers, resulting in fewer incidents and lower workers' compensation and insurance costs.
So if you could sum up the common areas of focus during reliability improvement efforts what would they be?
The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, November 17-23, for articles published within the last two months.
- Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, email@example.com.
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