LEAN and Mean?

LEAN and Mean?

LEAN production is a methodology dating back to the 1950ies but is yet not fully implemented in liquid metals processing despite the obvious advantages obtained in other industries. This is to us a mystery that needs to be resolved. Why do you as a manager hesitate to take your production several steps up the ladder of efficiency and product quality? There better be a good reason for this… Ok, we agree – liquid metals production is far from a car manufactoring production line. We acknowledge this but would also like to emphasize that the LEAN fundamental principles apply regardless. These are true in any type of production, you just need […]

Do you really need ladle management?

Do you really need ladle management?

Ladle management system is usually not top-ten on the investment priority list due to more urgent needs. But reconsider, at a small cost you will obtain full control and traceability on the critical events performed using the ladles. This will boost ladle performance and make most ladle-related production issues diminish. Besides, it will be hard to find a shorter ROI. We are talking weeks not years. Software is cheap, software services even cheaper and ladle refractory and ladle related costs represents a considerably expense in your production. So, I guess we stand corrected and rephrase our question; “Do you really need…” will be substituted by “What functionalities do you need in your ladle management […]

LadleAdmin

LadleAdmin

Ladle Management for Metals Production LadleAdmin assists you as a metal producer to take control of your ladle whereabouts and events, regardless if the ladle is handled by your own personnel or a contractor. Ladle management will ensure that you track all present and historical events and covert them into key performance indicators. Why LadleAdmin? Do you need to have a more efficient handling of the ladle fleet to save costs? Do you need to capture critical ladle data from your own and others actions? Do you need a tool to track, control, and evaluate the ladles performance? Do you need full traceability for all ladle key data? Key features LadleAdmin collects […]