Archive for November, 2011

Nov 11 2011

A new Buzzword COMMON SENSE

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While I’m all for LEAN, SMED, JIT and all the buzz-words/multi-letter acronyms there’s an interesting argument for common sense. Continue Reading »

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Nov 11 2011

Total profit in four simple steps

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I was in the owner’s office that overlooked the production floor where all the machines were making parts.  His comment was “Look at that, a money machine!”  Interesting.  When we got around to discussing why I was there; he was complaining about his minimal profits although his machines were busy.  And there’s the problem: are you making money or just running your machines? Here are four simple (inexpensive) steps to make money: Continue Reading »

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