Shop Floor Planning and Control – Efficiency in Manufacturing

illustration for manufacturing control systems in a factory

With shop floor planning and control, one certainly has a multi-faceted area of expertise that offers many exciting tasks. As soon as manufacturing has started, the planner considers his job done. For the operation, however, this is only the starting point. There is a constant need for regulations and improvements regarding the supervision and optimization … Read more

Plant layout drawing – in 5 steps

Ausgangssituation für Planer der Werksplan zeichnen soll

Have you ever been in this situation – you come from industry or especially from mechanical engineering and new machinery or new equipment is to be installed in your manufacturing facility? Is the existing assembly line to be adapted due to a product change?  The construction of a new factory is scheduled. Maybe even at … Read more

Would my company also benefit from logistics planning?

result of logistics planning in form of a happy customer

Efficient logistics pay off in many branches Your logistics arrangements may function satisfactorily, but are they also competitive? You may think that logistics planning is only something for global enterprises, but is there not also untapped potential waiting to be utilized in smaller companies? We would like to show you what logistics planning entails and … Read more

How to integrate industrial racking into warehouse planning?

messy industrial warehouse in a factory

The subject of warehouse planning is a very broad one. Warehousing plays a crucial role in streamlining a company’s supply chain.  When planning is done, individual requirements should always be taken into account in the search for an efficient warehouse layout design. Especially in the current times of pandemic, political conflicts and supply bottlenecks, with … Read more

How important are floor markings in industry settings?

Floor marking holding stripes personnel hall floor

Floor markings – can there possibly be anyone who has not encountered them at some time? They are to be found everywhere in our daily lives. Especially in these times of pandemic, floor markings await us in practically every supermarket and public building. They are intended to help us observe the recommended social distancing, and … Read more

Job shop production vs. production line?

Example for job shop production in a plastic Injection Molding Shop

We see that companies with job shop production are also increasingly moving to line production. Is job shop production outdated or is this just the influence from the automotive sector and the lean production philosophy pronounced there? Can companies without line production still exist in the market at all? I would like to give answers … Read more