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Innovative Thinking

Five Factors of a Successful Launch of Your Lean Journey


Lean manufacturing can be a very worthwhile investment, as it can have a very significant effect on your productivity and profitability. But beginning your lean journey is a daunting task and a serious investment, involving a lot of effort and a bunch of money. If not managed properly, a launch into the lean is at risk for serious failure, so keep the following factors in mind to greatly increase your chances of a successful launch.

Safety Beyond the Motor Control Center


Safety is a top priority for companies and facilities not only because it protects its workers but it can also protect its machinery.  When developing safety and control systems, facilities tend to focus on the machines and products inside the facility, but outside factors should not be forgotten.  Companies should look beyond what is controllable in their facility when setting up their motor control centers.