SELF-FUNDING EFFICIENCY: Biesse’s Robbie O’Neill explains how simple changes can have a profound effect on your production and profits.If someone challenged you to make more money out of the products you’re producing, how would you set about the task? Would you beat a better deal out of your raw materials suppliers to cut cost? Would you invest in a new machine, a new line, or additional staff to produce more product? Any of these might produce results to a greater or lesser degree.
The answer for many factories is remarkably simple, yet most manufacturers in the UK have either failed to notice what’s staring them in the face, or have bought another machine to make up for perceived shortcomings without analysing the need properly.