Lean Part 4: Total Productive Maintenance

If you are a business owner, you know that breakdowns in the manufacturing process can make or “break” an organization. Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is a Lean system introduced to minimize that very issue. Its overriding objective is the reduction and elimination of waste (equipment downtime, defects, wasted energy, labor inefficiency, etc.). By maintaining and […]

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Bringing Technology to Your Business

For the past several months, we have lead you down the Lean improvement path, prompting an examination of your manufacturing processes to uncover opportunities that may yield more efficient production practices. Over the course of the next few months, we are expanding our focus to touch on ways your organization can enhance its technology applications […]

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Hawkins, Inc. Acquires Stauber Performance Ingredients

In 2011, Stauber Performance Ingredients had a vision for their newly acquired facility in Florida, New York. Under the leadership of Executive Steve Graham, the entire Stauber team developed a strategy to take their “good” ingredients manufacturer to “world class” status over the next five years. Today, under the watchful eye of Mr. Graham, that […]

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