We would like to congratulate Productivity Inc. client Johnson Controls Power Solutions, Saint Joseph Distribution Center in Saint Joseph, Missouri on being named an Industry Week Best Plant finalist for 2018.READ MORE
Innovate or die is a favored phrase among forward thinkers, and though perhaps hackneyed, the notion is exactly in line with the needs of retail today.
As James Vatalaro, a business consultant with Productivity Inc., which practices improving on its namesake for companies in need, noted in his presentation on strategy innovation at the...
This affinity insurance broker manages policies for 100+ global brands, with millions of new insurance contracts annually covering policyholders in 10+ countries. Its banking, telecommunications, manufacturing, and retail clients offer their...READ MORE
Lean initiatives must be aligned towards the same objectives, in order to avoid the "bubble effect": a lot of Kaizen events or Lean projects, engaging a lot of people in improvement activities that lack consistency and consequently have no impact on performance.READ MORE
The goal of Maintenance Improvement is to move away from reactive to a proactive or planned maintenance process. As part of this process, maintenance personnel analyze breakdowns to reveal equipment weaknesses and then modify equipment to improve its operation, maintainability and lengthen equipment life. Root Cause Machine Failure Analysis was introduced to this building products manufacturer’s maintenance reliability team as a method to eliminate a repetitive blower failure.READ MORE