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How to reduce changeover times in your manufacturing process
by Kyzentree | Apr 16, 2021 | Learning Centre
Batch changeovers are an integral part of every manufacturing process. Here we discuss what they are and how to improve them, with a particular emphasis on manual and semi-automated manufacturing...
OEE in manual manufacturing environments
by Kyzentree | Apr 2, 2021 | Learning Centre
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a well-established metric for monitoring highly automated machines, but it has a place in manual, operator-driven manufacturing environments also. 7 min read...
How to perform effective root cause analysis
by Kyzentree | Mar 26, 2021 | Learning Centre
Recurring problems are a headache that no manufacturing team wants to see. Once is enough to encounter any issue. Here we discuss the importance of having a structured approach in eliminating...
Visual Factory Benefits
by Kyzentree | Jan 29, 2021 | Learning Centre
If you can’t measure it or see it, you can’t improve it. The more visual you make your factory floor the more productive and efficient you can make it run 5 min read What is a Visual Factory? Visual...
Lean manufacturing and the 8 wastes
by Kyzentree | Jan 8, 2021 | Learning Centre
Time and materials are valuable commodities, yet we waste them all of the time. The ability to see waste is a good starting point to reduce it on the manufacturing floor Lean manufacturing and waste...
How the manufacturing sector is changing for the better
by Anthony Cahill | Dec 23, 2020 | Blog
COVID-19 has forced manufacturing businesses to re-think how they run their operations, transforming them forever 2020 is a year in which many manufacturing businesses have had to show resilience...
Keep your manufacturing meetings short and sweet
by Kyzentree | Dec 15, 2020 | Blog, Learning Centre
Whether it’s a quick huddle at the start of the shift between the supervisor and production operators or a top level review with the operations management team, manufacturing meetings can be...
The 3 key metrics that influence productivity on the manufacturing floor
by Anthony Cahill | Dec 3, 2020 | Blog
Focus on measuring and improving these 3 metrics and your production operators will generate a more consistent and predictable output The phrase “work smarter, not harder” was coined by Allen...
So, you’re running your manufacturing floor in the dark: 4 steps to enlightenment
by Anthony Cahill | Nov 23, 2020 | Blog
If you don’t measure it, you can’t expect to improve it. Your production operators are a wealth of information. Harness their wisdom. At the peak of his powers, would Usain Bolt have trained without...
5 ways to maximise the efficiency of your frontline manufacturing team
by Anthony Cahill | Jul 24, 2020 | Blog
Given the right tools and support, manufacturing frontline workers can transform your operations and bring new levels of productivity and efficiency to your production floor The first...
The unsung hero on the manufacturing frontline
by Anthony Cahill | Jun 26, 2020 | Blog
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the high skilled manufacturing operator remains an integral part of the manufacturing landscape
Kyzentree shortlisted for IMR Manufacturing Award 2020
by Kyzentree | Jan 1, 2020 | News
Kyzentree makes the shortlist for an IMR Manufacturing & Supply Chain Award in the Smart Factory category Ireland’s Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards, in conjunction with the Irish...
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