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Lean Maintenance: Best Practices to Turn Asset Management into a Profit Center
It’s common knowledge that asset downtime disrupts production and drives up both process and per-unit operating costs. However, executives often lose sight of

deming continuous improvement  lifestyles. Dr. W. Edwards Deming brought the power of numbers to leanness with his statistical process control innovations and his 14 principles for management improvement. Shigeo Shingo revamped Demings' ideas to provide the Toyota Method of manufacturing - a substantial step toward refined leanness. Dr. James Womack, founder of the Lean Enterprise Institute, further refined leanness in his books The Machine That Changed the World (Macmillan/Rawson Associates, 1990), Lean Thinking (Simon & Schuster,

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ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments

The ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments knowledge base focuses on a range of industrial activities that add value to raw materials by processing them into a form suitable for further manufacturing or for immediate end-use. These activities include traditional mills that turn grain into flour or extract sucrose from sugar cane; the spinning and weaving mills of the textiles and carpets sectors; the rolling plants of steel, aluminum, and other metals semi-fabricators; to the continuous outputs of paper and board mills. 

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Operational Excellence: Enabling Sustained Growth Spotlight on the Americas


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Technology and the Lean Enterprise: Building an Infrastructure That Drives the Highest Value to the Customer


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