Expert Advice on How to Add Plant Capacity Without Adding Resources
A need to increase capacity is a good problem for any manufacturer to have. But rather than investing in new personnel, machines and floor space to handle the boost, many manufacturing companies are looking to automation as a less expensive and more flexible approach to adding capacity.
Industry analyst Cindy Jutras has spent years analyzing the use of modern ERP and MES systems as viable approach to meet the increased demand.
Read more on Jutras' research and her advice on:
- Where you can experience the greatest capacity increase first
- How to optimize production scheduling for optimized utilization
- Best use of existing resources
- How job resets can impact utilization