Archive: Mar 2012

preventative maintenance

A Look at the Maintenance Management Systems

To avoid the costs, time and production lost from a mechanical breakdown, manufacturing companies have developed a handful of processes concepts and strategies. These maintenance management systems each control the tasks required to keep a machine functioning. They also dictate the way in which manufacturers address the breakdown of company machinery. Deciding which system to…

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Exploring the 3 Common (and Avoidable) Pick and Pack Errors

Picking and packing is an area in most plants where automation has taken over. The barcoding systems, conveyors and other machinery work together to ensure that orders are filled and shipped accurately and on-time. However, many companies are still not using the their automated pick and pack systems to the fullest of the system’s potential….

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