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The benefits of software in a Lean production environment

In a recent article in the Manufacturing Business Technology magazine, Julie Fraser discusses how “software can bring some capabilities to the plant environment that are very difficult – if not impossible – to achieve by other means.” In particular, she highlights resource allocation as a need that can only truly be addressed by systems that… Read more »

Automating Workforce Scheduling – The Challenge!

Reduced hourly wages. Shrinking labor union membership. Plants moving offshore or outright closing. Today’s business news paints a grim picture of modern manufacturing’s sad decline, at least in north America. Has the well spring of invention that fueled the long history of improved productivity in US manufacturing finally run dry? Hopefully not. Maybe one of… Read more »