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REDUCE SCRAP – AND LOWER TCO – WITH DATAMISER’S QUALITY CONTROL SOFTWARE

By savance on 2/13/2014 10:09 AM

Lean Manufacturing and Scrap ReductionIn today's still-uncertain economy, maximizing efficiencies remains an important and effective way for companies to keep expenses to a minimum. However, with increasing global competition, U.S. companies are frequently at an immediate disadvantage compared to their counterparts from abroad, where total cost of ownership (TCO) can typically be much lower. In an effort to stay competitive, many U.S. companies invest significant amounts of time and money implementing lean manufacturing practices such as Six Sigma. One area that presents a major opportunity to gain an important advantage – and which many companies overlook – is cutting wasteful scrap material.