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Diagramma Gantt
How to calculate downtime when you need to modify the production line
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It is not written anywhere that modifying the production line should be a leap in the dark. Calculating the right times of plant downtime (and thus avoiding nasty surprises, headaches and problems with customers) not only can, but must, if it is true that time is money.  To avoid, therefore, that the...
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Qualità in produzione
That’s why the “total quality method” is your best ally for after virus crisis
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Japan, early post-war years. Except for a few rare examples of cameras, Japanese technology products did not have a great appeal on European and American buyers, who considered them little more than junk. The "made in Japan" was not a symbol of pride (like our "made in Italy ") but of a...
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Do you have a mixer to update? Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions
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You have to update your mixer and you are full of doubts. This is understandable, because it is a delicate operation that requires days of plant downtime, with all the consequences of the case. To help you make the right choices, I have compiled my own list of FAQs, born from years and...
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App Logistica
Do you produce compounds? Here’s what you risk if you don’t track the raw material
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Every week - not to say every day - there are products withdrawn from the market because they are not compliant. A few years ago Pepsi alone had to withdraw millions of cans, but if you search the internet you will find dozens of similar cases: it happens in all sectors, from...
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Firma contratto
The 4 rules + 1 to know before signing a contract with your automation provider
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If you need to commission a new line or upgrade an existing line and believe you have found the right automation partner, be sure to follow these simple but fundamental advice. I am sure that at least once you thought about what it would do if you found yourself in one...
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How we turned a big problem into an opportunity for growth
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We do everything to avoid mistakes and not put the customer in difficulty. We don't always succeed. But what matters is what happens next. «The mistake simply gives us the opportunity to start getting smarter.». This phrase from Henry Ford came to my mind the other night, at the end...
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How to get the most out of your closed mixer
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The three new software functions that you do not yet know to improve mixer production by 30% I realized that too many of my customers still use only the basicfunctions of our closed mixer module, working either with time or temperature . I thought then to write this article to present three...
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silos polveri
The 5 things to know when you need to build or modify your mixing plant (and that the manufacturer will never tell you)
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When you have to choose who will build the new mixer feeding system or who will modify your old plant, you are faced with a real dilemma because you can't really afford to make mistakes. This article wants to give you the real useful tools to be able to make the right assessments ...
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Open mixer
That’s why you should automate your old manual mixer
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Automating a manual mixer doesn't cost you a fortune but it can give you a lot of satisfaction To produce quality compound, it is necessary to have reliable, flexible and automated machines. Some government are helping companies to renew machines and plants thanks to incentive plan envisaged with the Industry 4.0 campaign. In every...
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