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Control engineers can future-proof their process control systems (PCSs) with Lean project management principles, which gives companies the flexibility needed to meet ever faster changing customer demands.
Thorough maintenance task procedures document the repair process and make everyone accountable for their actions.
Implementing Industry 4.0 can improve operational efficiency and management for manufacturers, but it is ultimately driven by people and they need to be at the forefront of the transformation.
A solid foundation is required for any initiative
Lean methodologies are supported by flexibility in plant floor layouts
It’s time to tackle the “known unknowns”
Purple deploys L2L’s Lean execution system to great success
To get top ROI for digitalizing your asset maintenance, consider a modernized version of the automation pyramid using ISA-95 Enterprise-Control System Integration.
Food and beverage manufacturers can use predictive analytics to reduce product waste and downtime.