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software lean 5s audit OEE kaizen knowledge

20 November 2018

Measuring OEE in a production line

Measuring OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) is crucial to process improvement. Without good measurements both at the start and during the improvement process it is impossible to find waste and to implement improvements.

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software lean 5s audit OEE kaizen knowledge

20 November 2018

Tremendous results after the 5000th Speedy Kaizen!

Recently, we celebrated the 5000th Cierpa Speedy Kaizen. We are incredibly proud of the 200 million euro in annual savings our customers discover with Speedy Kaizen.

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software lean 5s audit OEE kaizen knowledge

20 November 2018

5 Tips on shift transfer

In factories, shift transfers happen every day. The morning shift relieves the afternoon shift, and everybody wants to go home or get started.

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software lean 5s audit OEE kaizen knowledge

19 November 2018

How many steps does your improvement cycle have?

The essential steps in your improvement cycle are evident: Plan – Do – Check - Act. However, one improvement cycle can be more straightforward than the other.

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software lean 5s audit OEE kaizen knowledge

18 November 2018

5s LEAN checklist for your audit

LEAN management is an invaluable tool for companies that want to maximize their performance. So how LEAN is your production?

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software lean 5s audit OEE kaizen knowledge

18 November 2018

Structured 5S implementation with a 5S audit

A structured 5S implementation is the answer to fast improvement in your organization. 5S is a basic condition for your improvement culture.

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software lean 5s audit OEE kaizen knowledge

17 November 2018

Introducing a new work floor method

An improvement process inevitably introduces a new work floor method. However, employees are used to working a certain way, often for many years.

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software lean 5s audit OEE kaizen knowledge

15 November 2018

The road to Cierpa OEE implementation

Many different organizations use Cierpa OEE to improve. Food plants to assembly factories and metal work plants to chemical companies all use our OEE software.

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software lean 5s audit OEE kaizen knowledge

14 November 2018

Successful improvement in practice: Essentra

Essentra is a multinational plastics manufacturer, listed on the London Stock Exchange. The location in Buitenpost, Friesland (a province of the Netherlands), has 50 production lines and produces many different plastic profiles.

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software lean 5s audit OEE kaizen knowledge

12 November 2018

We’re proud of our support

94% of our customers rate us favorably. 25% are delighted.

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software lean 5s audit OEE kaizen knowledge

12 November 2018

What waste occurs in your production process?

Real top companies are the ones that succeeded in eliminating waste from their production process. Almost every company or organization wants to be top of the line.

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software lean 5s audit OEE kaizen knowledge

12 November 2018

Customer question: The planning factor in OEE, what is it?

In Cierpa OEE you can view the planning factor in the standard report (via Show details). However, what does that number mean and how can you use it?

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software lean 5s audit OEE kaizen knowledge

12 November 2018

Top three LEAN waste in companies

LEAN manufacturing is about eliminating the most significant sources of waste within companies. Machines are an important source of waste.

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