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On the way to networked manufacturing

By:Lignum Consulting Wednesday, 17. August 2016

Ligna Conference: Integrated manufacturing in the woodworking industry

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Demand For More Automation

By:Georg Frey Tuesday, 16. August 2016

Lignum Consulting: steady change in American furniture industry

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Optimization of quality

Tuesday, 02. September 2014

A high rework rate in the area of high gloss varnish area results in a delayed delivery of the products to the order picking and packaging department. Process interruptions and significant productivity losses are the...

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Ligna 2015

By:Lignum Consulting Thursday, 28. May 2015

This year, the Ligna show in Hanover did emphasize the topic of the ”Connected Factory”, a topic likewise interesting for visitors as well as exhibitors.For the first time, the Ligna show organized in cooperation with Lignum...

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US market is regaining strength

By:Georg Frey Tuesday, 02. September 2014

“The market is regaining strength”, is the positive feed-back from the 2014 IWF in Atlanta. Increasing numbers of visitors with real buying objectives show, that the industry is definitely picking-up speed again. Many companies...

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Improve by asking the right questions

By:Sepp Gmeiner Tuesday, 02. September 2014

Companies ask me to implement Lean, introduce advanced technology, or improve productivity.  These kinds of objectives are all in my "wheelhouse" and I am passionate about implementing these tools.  Often it...

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Stop doing the same thing, embrace change

By:Sepp Gmeiner Tuesday, 02. September 2014

"Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change!" - Jim Rohn, speaker and author

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Plant tours and how to read a plant

By:Sepp Gmeiner Tuesday, 02. September 2014

Most of us have seen other manufacturing plants and walked through different woodworking factories. How much can you pick up in a walk through? Japanese visitors systemized this years ago. I´ve heard first-hand stories in the...

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Get a huge productivity boost by working on the basics

By:Woodworking September/October 2013 Monday, 27. January 2014

When someone talks about a potential productivity increase of 20 % or more, it gets everybody´s attention, especially when little capital investment is required. The solution, in theory, is so simple it sounds like a consultant...

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More efficiency through lean production and kaizen

By:Thomas Betz Tuesday, 02. September 2014

On 19 and 20 April 2013 the company organized an in-house trade show and a gala in the city hall to celebrate its 65th company anniversary. Lignum Consulting in collaboration with NWI and the Otto Kind GmbH worked out the topic...

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fluctuating productivity

By:Lignum Consulting Tuesday, 02. September 2014

With irregular order intake, the productivity varied constantly but not the number of employees. The number of employee work hours should be adjusted to the degree of capacity utilization in the production line through a...

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Optimised material use

Tuesday, 02. September 2014

Material prices are rising and resources become more scarce. Reason enough to review the use of the material on its efficiency. Subsidies of the German Federal Ministry of Economics will cover 50% of the fee.

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Plant relocation

Tuesday, 02. September 2014

Strong drop in sales, two production plants with almost identical machinery and increasing logistics expenses force the company to rethink. In the future, production should take place only at one location

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Line balancing of an assembly line

Tuesday, 02. September 2014

Uneven work distribution, poor performance and apparent waste require a complete revision of the time allowance for the final assembly line.

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Optimization of C-Parts manufacturing

Tuesday, 02. September 2014

C-parts production will be expanded and optimized. With help of a transparent process the c-parts are to be produced on a daily basis and fully provided at the locations where needed.

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Standardization of furniture construction

Tuesday, 02. September 2014

The customization of travel furniture and caravan construction is an important success factor. Consequences are smaller production quantities, larger set-up times and an effort for more part manufacturing. Standardization within...

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Increase sales trough analysis

By:Sepp Gmeiner 08/2012 Monday, 27. January 2014

The recession is over. Economic growth is going to come. But the media is still feeding us worries about the Euro-zone on a daily basis. We would all like to believe in the upswing, but it has not arrived at our...