Have you ever heard the saying, when it rains, it pours? Anyone who has ever worked a manufacturing job will surely understand that concept. Whether it is the result of an involuntary work stoppage or an increase in demand, you never have a gentle increase in your required output — it always comes all at once.
As we’ve previously written, the surge machine is a great way for your processing or manufacturing line to increase efficiency. But sometimes you need something more to get you over those temporary hurdles, when your demand has itself surged beyond what you are used to handling.
If you’re suffering through a production pinch, here are three tips to improve factory efficiency.