How to Improve Efficiency in 3 Key Toolroom Areas
Efficiency gains in a toolroom are more than just fancy new equipment and software. Foundational building blocks within an organization set the stage to drive efficiency and productivity. This session shares how a tool shop can make improvements with tool design, equipment, and work in process.
- Early involvement with a cross-functional team in tool design will increase overall shop efficiency by driving machining processes, fit and assembly, and maintenance-friendly tools.
- Understanding your team's skills and machine capabilities will drive shop floor efficiency and allow the shop to be more flexible to process more work through current assets.
- Understanding the work priority and shop capacity using current business systems will help identify sales gaps and help identify opportunities for additional capacity.