When it comes to improving plant performance, everyone has an opinion. But really, it’s all about the philosophy behind the factory floor.
Everyone needs to know the bigger picture. If your factory floor is connected to your company’s goals and values, and we are all on the same page, then plant workers will understand how they impact the bigger picture. But at the same time, they also have valuable insight into the running of the floor that you may not have. Take the time to listen to any safety concerns, to reduce noise and vibration in your machinery, or to consider how you might do the work differently – you might be surprised at what you find.
Execute properly with the right equipment. Traditional heating elements, such as coils inside traditional tanks, waste so much energy getting the job done and produce inferior results. Inline steam heaters do the job in very little time with minimal energy. Similarly, static mixers perform better than traditional mechanical mixers and do not use any more energy than what is already in the pipeline to get the job done. Are you taking advantage of innovative equipment on your factory floor?
Think outside your space. In other words, don’t be limited by your space, either. Just because you have a certain amount of square footage doesn’t mean you cannot install meaningful, innovative technologies to transform your productivity. A Komax Wafer Mixer, for example, fits into the tightest of spaces while retaining all the important features of static mixing, like high consistency and energy savings.
If you take the time to get everyone on the same page and search for ways to improve efficiency and productivity with the best equipment, you will easily see that Komax can help you execute this mission, as we have so many others across a variety of industries.