Maintenance & Productivity

The science of manufacturing

The youngsters on their tour of Toyota's Deeside plant.
Posted on 22 Apr 2013 by

Finding 40% volume increase with no significant capex investment is a huge ask for any company, even for the proverbial godfather of lean. Toyota Deeside explains how it did it.

Rolls-Royce slashes RAF engine repair costs

Tornado aircraft. Photography by Tony Evans.
Posted on 11 Jan 2013 by

Engine-maker Rolls-Royce has opened its first service delivery centre to support military engines at the RAF's Norfolk base after slashing maintenance costs and increasing the number of aircraft available for combat.