Maintenance & Productivity
Reducing anything that incurs costs is an essential part of lean manufacturing. Turning two into one can often mean less energy and more space, Christopher Zei, vice president, Global Accounts, OEM, and Industry at Rockwell Automation discusses how to make machines more efficient.
A study by Advanced Technology Services showed that facilities that implement preventative maintenance can increase their OEE by as much as 30% within two years.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said the automotive sector is able to beat the previous 1972 record of 1.92 million cars produced, after a strong post-recession rebound and unprecedented levels of investment.