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5 Reasons Why Ignition is the Future of the Food & Beverage Industry Aaron Block Tue, 07/27/2021 - 08:54
In today’s world, automation is a necessity for all manufacturers. Food and beverage manufacturers in particular face many challenges that make an investment in automation and supervisory control essential to remaining competitive. The market changes abruptly and often: recipes need to be reformulated to accommodate diet trends, the constant demand for innovative packaging to attract new customers, and seasonal variance of production requirements are all factors that must be considered.
Lean Six Sigma: Where Waste Reduction Meets Quality Improvement Sam Russem Mon, 05/20/2019 - 08:51

No matter which industry they’re in, industrial organizations should strive to make their processes as free from waste and inconsistency as possible. What program is best at helping them get there? Many manufacturers have found that a program known as Lean Six Sigma is the most effective methodology for continuously improving their processes. However, even when a company has decided to implement Lean Six Sigma, other questions can remain: What is the first step we should take? Who in the organization should be involved? How do we measure our progress? And, should software play a role?