To compete in a global market, no organisation will tolerate losses. Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is such a performance metric which will indicate a performance rate with very simple calculations. It considers all-important measures of productivity (1). Chandrajit P Ahire & Anand S Relkar, KK Wagh Institut
The 20 Keys 4S process (Sort, Set in Order, Shine and Standardise) is a simple process which can deliver significant results. 1. Sort (Seiri) Identify and get rid of all obsolete items (i.e., anything not used for months or during the last 12 months). 2. Set in Order (Seiton) Now that all unnecessary i
The focus of the 2019 Astral 20 Keys Conference was on Key 18 (Using Information Systems), and Key 20 (Leading Technology). The Astral Workshop Co-ordinators were: Evert Potgieter (Director: Risk Management) and Nikki Moodley (Operations Improvement Executive) The Astral 20 Keys conference was opened by Nikki Moodley.
ODI’s Johan Benadie is doing a small group activity at Goldi Primary Processing Plant in Standerton. The production team is responsible for packing a specific mix and quantity of a product on a production line. The challenge is to consistently pack the right quantity and mix into bags (48 pieces per bag) and cases (6 b
Saw a good example today of the CAPDo cycle in action. Recently I did a 20 Keys progress review at Wispeco Profiles Department. It is quite a large workplace with five 5 extrusion press lines. Richard Muller and his team took the action list and meticulously scrutinised and implemented each action point. Review (Check)