Lean Systems Training and Continual Process Improvement

Lean systems training minimizes variability in manufacturing and business processes, improves the quality of service to customers as well as overall company throughput by identifying root causes and removing waste, defects, scraps and errors by incorporating Lean Systems methodologies into all processes. A variety of quality management methods and statistical analysis are used to better equip...
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Fapco Assists Repackage of One Million Plus Spark Plugs

As a major OEM supplier reached an end-of-life cycle point with over one million spark plugs labeled under an older brand for a major automaker, the parts were still viable; but the part numbers had to be switched to the next generation.  The packaging experts at Fapco were called for this cumbersome re-packaging job. “The...
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Fapco Implements Improved Customer Service with Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

Material Requirements Planning (MRP) is a production planning and inventory control system used to manage manufacturing processes. The new Fapco MRP system is software-based, and seamlessly integrated as just one module of its Enterprise Resource Planning systems. An MRP system, in the realm of contract packaging, is intended to simultaneously meet three objectives to better serve...
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