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WHEN IS IT TIME TO MAKE CHANGES IN YOUR FACTORY LAYOUT?
Moving tools and racking on the shop floor can be a time consuming and futile process for some and as a result it is often avoided. Production processes depend on product moving from one work centre to another and as a result bottlenecks between the centres may arise, “buffering” the production, slowing the movement, and cluttering the path to an order being completed.
WHY DO COMPANIES QUOTE LEADTIMES OF WEEKS FOR A PRODUCT THAT TAKES MINUTES TO PRODUCE?
It’s all about flow. Managing the flow of product through your production floor and warehouse can have a significant impact on your time to deliver. As you consider changing your factory layout, additional questions arise:
The Invoke team has performed numerous factory layouts in the past, and has toured hundreds of factories and warehouses. Using data and lean tools recognized for measuring capacity, throughput, and flow, our team will observe current points of connection between stations and departments. We will work closely with your company to assess the needs for improvement in the layout of your shop floor and ensure that you are achieving optimal results.