Christina Larsen, Marketing Manager at Intouch Monitoring Limited, explains how using a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is a simple way for plastics manufacturing firms to increase manufacturing efficiencies and make business more profitable.
Intouch Monitoring Limited will be exhibiting at PDM 2018 on Stand D035.
In manufacturing, profit is reliant on how efficient the shop floor is. Squeezing everything from your resources without compromising on quality is a challenge increasingly faced by manufacturers. So how can manufacturers stay competitive whilst maintaining or increasing profit?
Continuous improvement is key. Looking at existing processes and finding ways of making these more efficient and cost effective ultimately leads to a more profitable business. Without a mechanism that collects accurate data and standardises current systems, continuous improvement is often reactionary, where problems are only dealt with after they have become costly and problematic.
Making sure that you make optimum use of your resources…
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