Like any factory manager in today’s competitive marketplace, Jeff Gordon knows how quickly even a small issue can have a big impact on efficiency. That’s why it’s essential for him…
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Transformative Technologies. Manufacturers invest lots of money and intellectual capital defining and documenting the philosophies and standard practices under which they want their plants to operate. Operations bibles such as the legendary Toyota Production System not only lay out standard operating procedures aimed at driving up quality and productivity, they also reflect the cultural aspirations of the manufacturing enterprise.