While production companies have increased productivity and decreased costs dramatically over the years, the urgency to accelerate that improvement is high. Manufacturers are learning that to gain the results they want from the business, they must find the levers for that improvement and move them. These performance drivers often lie at specific operations in the production plant. To find the right issues in the details of a complex production environment is a major challenge.
There are clearly companies making significant performance improvements today, and one of the differences between those companies and others is that they have more effective plant information systems and practices. Rather than simply striving for visibility into the operation, these companies are demanding – and empowering – meaningful improvements.
There are five major factors that production companies must incorporate into their environment to reliably drive improvement. Read the white paper to discover how you can align your business to tackle them.