In order to make continuous improvements in manufacturing, you need to first eliminate the opportunities for errors and/or problems to occur. Continuous improvement cannot easily be achieved if you are constantly fire-fighting or being reactive to the everyday - the whirlwind. Here we'll run through 5 examples of how you can make continuous improvements in manufacturing....Read more
5 Examples of Continuous Improvement in Manufacturing
Why We Love Sustainable Coffee Shops (And You Should, Too!)
Over the years we've been getting more innovative, and in some cases more eccentric, when it comes to closed-loop recycling, waste up-cycling and, well, just generally finding weird yet wonderful uses of our waste. As we strive for more lean manufacturing processes by adopting lean principles such as continuous improvement, here are some inspirational examples of how others have embraced the philosophy of Kaizen....Read more
Why adopting lean principles to dirt control and ingress drives productivity
In the drive for continuous improvement and continuous flow, major Global manufacturing brands are investing in smart technology to eliminate dirt. Why? Dirt is commonly overlooked when reviewing bottleneck analysis and the principles of Kaizen. But, when you think about it, ingress of dirt does not stop at the door. Unless it is eliminated at source, it just stays there until the next transport vehicle or pedestrian travels over it and takes the dirt further and deeper into your storage and production areas till it causes issues inside your facilities and production lines. The further it travels, the smaller the dirt particles become, and the greater damage caused. Here's how one improvement can continually eliminate waste (Kaizen) and strengthen the weakest link in the manufacturing process (bottleneck analysis)....Read more
How to solve a problem called recycling post China pull out
Back in July 2017, China announced it would no longer accept 24 grades of plastic, textiles and paper imports it claimed was contaminated with dirty or hazardous materials or other waste products. This ban is now in place....Read more
The Ultimate Guide On Contamination Control
Have you ever asked yourself the question 'How do I control contamination?' If you have, you are not alone. Contamination, regardless of industry, is a big deal. ...Read more
Unisan UK join forces to support The Woodland Trust.
Over the next 10 years, The Woodland Trust aims to plant 64 million trees, in part to commemorate the fallen from World War One, and they can't do this without a strong band of 4,200 volunteers, 300 staff and the founder John James....Read more
5 signs you're spending too much on waste
Have you ever thought about the bins in your facility? Literally, really sat down and thought about what's potentially one of the most overlooked items in your armoury? With increasing landfill costs and demand for zero waste, the importance of waste management and recycling grows. ...Read more
How to reduce recycling costs.
What recycling systems can I put in place to improve efficiency and reduce costs? First, you need to understand the cost of waste....Read more
How ProfilGate helps AGVs take one step closer to clean facilities
How to achieve world class facilities has just got easier...Read more
Unisan take part in the battle against plastic pollution
Unisan take part in the battle against plastic pollution...Read more
What is GDPR and how will it affect me?
What is GDPR and how will it affect me?...Read more
How recycled plastic can literally keep the UK economy wheels turning
Plastic bottles and bags recycled to build roads According to a recent Sky News report, new technology involving thrown away plastic can really keep the wheels of our economy rolling. Here are just some of the key out-takes: The process turns plastic bottles and bags into plastic pellets,...Read more