Author: TP Fanning, BSc, senior process excellence engineer, KCI Manufacturing Ireland, Athlone
Is overall equipment effectiveness the best fit for high-volume manufacturing? Are there viable alternatives? At KCI, an Acelity company, we asked these questions and found an approach that best suited our needs. Could this approach help your company, too?
The challenge to improve quality and reduce costs is a constant driver in medical-device companies. As a result, the Athlone manufacturing site targeted three key objectives in 2012: