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Reducing Manufacturing Errors Through Assembly Assistance Technology

Rework is maddening and wastes time, money and resources for manufacturing companies. Fortunately, it can be virtually eliminated through lean principles. If your goal is to reduce rework, it’s essential to focus on three areas:  Incoming Goods Inspection Assembly Assistance Final Inspection In our previous article, we discussed how Smart Klaus technology can be used…
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Reducing Errors in the Incoming Goods Inspection Stage of Assembly

Do you hate rework? Of course, you do. It’s frustrating, to say the least! Time, resources and money are wasted when companies need to fix errors made during the manufacturing process.  3 Key Areas of Error-Reduction in Manufacturing Lean manufacturing methodology can be applied to most companies to improve safety, wellbeing, productivity and workflow. For…
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Using Error-Proofing Tools to Achieve Perfect Manufacturing

Precision is everything in manufacturing. Customers want products that are accurate to their exact specifications and they want them done right the first time. On top of all that, customers want things done on-time, often within tight deadlines. Fortunately, we don’t have to do everything manually these days. You now have the option to use…
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How Better Workstations Can Improve Your Business

It’s important to consider the work environment you’re providing at your company. Do you want an open ecosystem that fosters flow and collaboration? A place where employees have enough separation to privately focus on their work? Something completely different than both of these? Ultimately, it all comes down to personal preference. But the truth is…
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Updating Conveyors to Improve Material Flow in Production Environments

Production is busy, and sometimes it can feel chaotic. To make things easier, many companies use manual conveyors to transport materials (parts, bins, pallets, etc.) throughout their production areas and warehouses. Conveyor fixtures can be installed on workstations and flow racks to move products between stations more efficiently and make picking and handling processes quicker….
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5 Things Lifting Trolleys Can Help You Move

Lifting trolleys (or lifting carts) are extremely valuable in a variety of work environments. They combine powerful lifting ability (starting at 150 lbs.) with easy movement to help manage a variety of different loads. You want to make sure you keep your crew happy, healthy and productive? A great start is to increase their lifting…
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One Big Way to Improve Product Quality in Manual Assembly Manufacturing

Your customers rely on you to give them products that live up to their expectations. To deliver a high-quality item that meets demand, manual assembly areas require precision and consistency. While you may have a quality process in place, it’s always good to look for ways to improve. With this in mind, there is one…
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4 Reasons Your Manufacturing Area Needs Tugger Carts

Improving productivity and flow is important in any workplace. Whether your company is in manufacturing, construction, medical products, or any other industry, there’s always room to progress. Manufacturing areas specifically can benefit from upgrading their material movement process. Push-carts and forklifts have been used for decades, but they can be clunky, slow, and inefficient. The…
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How to Improve Productivity at Your Manufacturing Company

To have a productive business, you need your employees to be efficient and effective. This may seem obvious, but it’s not as common as you’d expect. Many offices, warehouses and other workplaces struggle to give their employees an environment that empowers them to be productive. You’ve hired the best people for the job, which should…
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