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Lean Maintenance: Best Practices to Turn Asset Management into a Profit Center
It’s common knowledge that asset downtime disrupts production and drives up both process and per-unit operating costs. However, executives often lose sight of

lean production eam  Lean Maintenance System , Lean Production , Demand Flow Technology , Lean Services , Lean Software Development , Value Network , Industrial Technology , Industrial Engineering , Quality Control , Production and Manufacturing , Lean Dynamics , value stream mapping , Lean Manufacturing Solutions , Lean Resources , Lean Product Development , Table of Contents Introduction Lean Maintenance: Factors for Success Finding Maintenance Success Factors: The Gathering of Ideas Areas Most A ected By Lean Maintenance Read More
Lean Maintenance-Does It Impact Reliability? Lessons Learned and Best Practices
The main cause of lean maintenance failure is that companies fail to focus on asset reliability. The reliability approach to capacity, which includes risk

lean production eam  asset reliability . When lean is implemented, many times companies don''t include the maintenance department, and see this process as a production project only, forgetting all about maintenance until the company needs maintenance''s help. I honestly believe that a company should own the reliability of an asset and the maintainability of it as part of a partnership. Maintenance provides the technical resources to ensure the reliability of an asset in order to meet a company''s capacity and business goals. Read More
Case Study: Heinz Frozen Food Co.
Heinz Frozen Food Company was set on improving its manufacturing and maintenance process efficiency, and knew that implementing a new enterprise asset

lean production eam  Lean Product Development , Lean Production , Lean Productivity , Lean Program , Lean Quality , Lean Results , Lean Service , Lean Simulation , Lean Software , Lean Source , Lean Supply Chain , Lean Systems . About the company. Located in Pocatello, Idaho, Heinz Frozen Food Co. is a division of H.J. Heinz Co. LLP. Sharing the corporate Heinz passion for serving up good food, the frozen food division strives to provide delicious and nutritious products that consumers can easily make at home. It is one Read More
Global Asset Sustainability: Breakthrough Lean Best Practice Counters Rising Energy Costs
Leading companies are reducing energy consumption and costs as a top-priority initiative@with benefits ranging from more efficient operations to increased

lean production eam  elements constitute a new lean practice: Global Asset Sustainability (see Figure 2) Availability is critical for the asset to serve the company as intended. Maximizing uptime has long been a goal for maintenance, facilities, and asset managers. If production and facility assets are not available, the company is often hobbled in its ability to generate revenue.  Performance reflects how well the piece of equipment is behaving or how fast it is operating compared to the theoretical specifications for its Read More
Lean Tools and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste
A number of lean manufacturing tools and practices have long been used to reduce manufacturing waste. These include the five S''s, visual controls, standardized

lean production eam  the heartbeat of any lean production system. As the pacemaker of a lean system, takt time is essential to the smooth flow of work through production cells, and is a key factor in planning and scheduling work. It is computed as the available production time per day divided by the rate of daily customer demand. For example, if one assumes demand is 10,000 units per month, or 500 units per day, and planned available capacity is 420 minutes per day, the takt time would then equal 420 minutes per day Read More
Infor EAM Enterprise: CMMS – EAM Competitor Analysis Report
The EAM knowledge base is geared toward groups that need to analyze requirements for a system, which supports maintenance management tasks. Asset management

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EAM Versus CMMS: What''s Right for Your Company? Part One
As companies continue to look for more areas from which to squeeze out revenues and reduce expenses, enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized

lean production eam  Versus CMMS: What''s Right for Your Company? Part One Introduction Enterprise asset management (EAM) software and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) continue to grab headlines as a realistic way to reduce expenses and increase revenues. For one, maintaining an adequate level of repair and service parts inventory based on forecasted equipment usage can prevent already limited funds from being over-allocated just to achieve a false sense of security. Also, an effective preventive Read More
Achieving Lean Success-A Holistic Approach
A common question that comes up in most discussions about lean is whether it’s the tools and processes, or the people that make lean work. In reality it is both

lean production eam  Lean Success-A Holistic Approach A common question that comes up in most discussions about lean is whether it’s the tools and processes, or the people that make lean work. In reality it is both. Applying lean tools, new technology, and new business processes to a traditional silo-oriented culture will not work. Lean, at its core, is a cultural and people-oriented initiative. Read More
Front-office Lean-Taking Lean Manufacturing Beyond the Shop Floor
Lean manufacturing practices are employed to some degree on almost every manufacturing floor, but many companies aren''t realizing the real benefits of lean by

lean production eam  most discrete form. Remember: lean consists of nothing more than identifying waste and eliminating it—and that is never a bad thing. About the Author Greg Romanello is a business solutions consultant for IFS North America, with almost thirty years of materials management and manufacturing industry experience. His background includes supporting, designing, and implementing shop floor information systems, project management systems, and comprehensive business (ERP) systems. Romanello has filled these Read More
SENERGY EAM / CMMS
The Senergy enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) solution automates the maintenance process. Built on

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PLM (Vendors) and Lean Product Development - Part I: An Overview
“Basically, lean is [focused on] creating more value with less work.” – Wikipedia, Lean ManufacturingNo matter who can be credited with making this

lean production eam  (Vendors) and Lean Product Development - Part I: An Overview “Basically, lean is [focused on] creating more value with less work.” – Wikipedia, Lean Manufacturing No matter who can be credited with making this statement, I have to thank him or her. This statement allows people to apply lean principles in broader circumstances than manufacturing. Following this idea, I’d like to define lean product development (LPD) as this: LPD is focused on developing more products better and with use of fewer Read More
Measuring the Success of Lean: Selecting the Best Mileposts for the Never-ending Journey
As manufactures adopt lean principles, the process inevitably involves developing metrics for measuring their progress. But measurements are linked throughout

lean production eam  Journey As manufactures adopt lean principles, the process inevitably involves developing metrics for measuring their progress. But measurements are linked throughout the organization, not just on the manufacturing floor but in accounts payable and other back office processes. This white paper emphasizes the need to focus on strategy deployment. Read More
Operational Guide to Implementing Lean in Distribution
This whitepaper is a guide for distributors on implementing and integrating lean practices into their businesses. Lean is not just a tool, but also is a

lean production eam  Guide to Implementing Lean in Distribution This whitepaper is a guide for distributors on implementing and integrating lean practices into their businesses. Lean is not just a tool, but also is a culture, philosophy, process, and methodology. A main goal in becoming more lean, to become more efficient and profitable at every iteration, can be brought about in ways such as analyzing end-to-end processes and determining how to deliver more with less and becoming more organized. Improved results Read More
Master Requirement Planning and Master Production Scheduling Software: Hard Facts Part Two: Materials Requirement Planning and Master Production Scheduling
Most of the manufacturing software vendors have planning and scheduling software which assume either infinite production capacity for calculating quantities of

lean production eam  Requirement Planning and Master Production Scheduling Software: Hard Facts Part Two: Materials Requirement Planning and Master Production Scheduling Master Requirement Planning and Master Production Scheduling Software: Hard Facts Part Two: Materials Requirement Planning and Master Production Scheduling Featured Author - Ashfaque Ahmed - October 12, 2004 Introduction Any manufacturing activity is riddled with a lot of constraints, and even though the so-called best enterprise software companies in Read More
EAM versus CMMS: What''s Right for Your Company? Part Four: IFS and Intentia Responses
The primary benefit of enterprise asset management (EAM) is the reliability-centered maintenance. Let’s face it: any process that can help you improve what you

lean production eam  versus CMMS: What''s Right for Your Company? Part Four: IFS and Intentia Responses Vendor Responses Although both vendors, IFS AB (XSSE: IFS) and Intentia (XSSE: INT B) are showing surprising resiliency in a difficult market, they are often still regarded as just regional rather than uniformly global players. For example, still nearly two thirds of IFS'' sales are in Europe, almost a third is in North America, and it has sporadic single digits percentages elsewhere in the world. Conversely, while Intentia Read More

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