In his book, “The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer”, Jeffrey Liker states that Alex Warren, former SVP of Manufacturing for Toyota, defines the Jidoka Principle as:
Tags: Process Industry, MES, Automation Solutions, manufacturing
Tags: MES, Manufacturing Operations Management
As seen in Automation World, the idea that your company can gain a significant leg up on the competition by implementing a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is over. If your plant is not already reducing waste, identifying bottlenecks, and coordinating data across the corporation, then you are behind the curve and playing catch up.
As seen in Automation World, a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) can be a powerful tool in your organization’s quest to follow the continuous improvement trail. It can help expose gaps in your process, lower costs, improve quality, and reduce data errors.