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IndustryWeek Continuous Improvement

 IndustryWeek Continuous Improvement 

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Factory Talk #7, Mark Whitten, Spartanburg Steel Products

Whitten, who honed his leadership chops at Martinrea and Magna, believes that "culture is a company's secret weapon."


Top Stories

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Join us on June 23 for a moderated panel discussion focused on the automation aspect of Industry 4.0. Three technology leaders will share best practices for your digital transformation.

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There’s An Engineering Skills Gap and GE Appliances Is Solving It

The company created its Industry 4.0 Development program to staff its smart factories.


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Two-Thirds of Metalformers Still Reporting Rising Lead Times

Stopped production at auto plants due to the semiconductor shortage is also hurting steel orders.



Parts Shortages Show Cracks in OEM Purchasing

A crisis should be the ideal time to consider significant changes to address weaknesses in current practice.


Problem Solving

What Does a Good Problem-Solving Culture Look Like?

Too many organizations lack structure around finding root causes and fixing them, and instead just go looking for someone to blame.


Lean Failure

Just-in-Time's Skewering Is Undeserved

The problem is flawed implementation, not the system itself.


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Featuring sessions dedicated to continuous improvement strategies, The M&T Conference is purposefully designed to help manufacturing executives and leaders improve their operational efficiency, achieve greater quality, and thrive in an industry that demands constant change.

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Attend this webinar to learn how top manufacturers have unleashed the power of IoT through a connected Intelligence platform for a Digital Twinning solution. Discover how to achieve the level of agility needed to succeed in an increasingly connected world

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Industryweek 7973 Questions

Are You Solving the Right Problems?

It is easier for leaders to make the right choice when they ask the right questions. Results come from processes.


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Best Practices for Using Value Stream Mapping as a Continuous Improvement Tool

Use it properly and completely and it will provide a direct path to process optimization and an operation that is assured long-term survival.


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