"Productivity isn't everything, but in the long run it is almost everything."         - Dr. Paul Krugman, Ford Professor of Economics, MIT
There are plenty of excellent manufacturing systems and programs around today such as Total Quality Management (TQM), JIT - Kanban, Kaizen or Continuous Improvement, Planned Maintenance, Lean Manufacturing, MRP, Preventative Maintenance, Process Control, MRP 2, ISO 9000, SPC, Six Sigma, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and so on. Many of us are involved with these programs on a daily basis. Without exception, the underlying themes of each of these programs are to improve productivity and/ or to reduce costs thereby assuring competitive product pricing, maximized profit and long term plant and corporation survival. This section of our web site focuses on the ways Stewart-Hay Associates can help you reduce plant costs and significantly and permanently improve the overall productivity of your wire and cable plants using elements from many of the above programs.
Everybody Loses When A Plant Is Closed Down!
We have calculated that 23 electrical wire and cable plants have been closed in Canada since the early 1980’s. The few remaining appear stable now. If your goal is to further improve the overall productivity of your plant or company and thus improve the profitability, we suggest you first review the Process Engineering pages in this wire and cable section and then go on to our Plant Engineering pages in this very same section.
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With over fifty years of wire and cable hands on manufacturing experience, Stewart-Hay Associates is a technical company dedicated to resolving process and plant engineering productivity problems and issues in electrical wire, cable and optical fiber cable manufacturing plants. We will travel worldwide and stay for extended periods of time as necessary to resolve your particular issues.
A member of the Wire Association International, Inc. since 1972.                        A lifetime member since 2004.
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