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Design of a Continuous Improvement Glossary Based Audit System

Recently, technical discussions at a recent company revealed that there were four different meanings for the term “uptime”. In addition, at another global manufacturer, four plants in the same country utilized different definitions of OEE.  Often, the data sources used, as well as the variable definitions and computational procedures are different. Also, plants tend to develop their…

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Whoosh…THUMP!

Stuff…. Wikipedia defines “stuff” as “items, things or matter”. It goes on to say that; “Stuff” can also refer to a particular woolen cloth woven in the United Kingdom and – somewhat disturbingly – “stuffing” is referred to as a “substance” often placed in the cavities of food items. A “substance”?  Like it’s otherwise unidentifiable?  I…