For many facilities, achieving quick part to part times is a struggle. After all, part to part is an absolute necessity if you intend to satisfy your customers and still maintain a solid profit margin. But what are the reasons so many companies fail to shut down a press, do a mold change and put good parts on the belt quickly? This article will provide information on how to convert from sluggish to successful in terms of job change events.
Rare is the occasion that you will find me writing an article in first person. However this article is best presented with analogies and 30 years past experience. Initially I covered 10 scenarios that occur which cause “scientific molding” based companies to fail in their utilization of the principles they attempt to practice. There were many more I could outline, but to prevent readers from sleeping through my soap box episode, I only gave 10 reasons. The article received huge response, and excellent feedback. In revisiting this article, I will revise the first ten and include another five.. bringing the total to 15….