The Amper Manufacturing Blog

Jul 29, 2022

What Is Preventive Maintenance?

One old adage for car maintenance is “take care of the ride, and the ride will take care of you.” The same thought...

Jul 25, 2022

What is Discrete Manufacturing?

The manufacturing industry is full of different production process patterns that deal with the procurement of raw...

Jul 5, 2022

6 Root Cause Analysis Tools & How To Use Them

The most well-run operations strive for continuous improvement, and what differentiates them from competitors is...

Jun 24, 2022

Time Study 101: Overview, Steps, and Best Practices

As a production manager or operations overseer, there are almost certainly times that you wish you had eyes on...

Jun 23, 2022

5 Types of Manufacturing Processes You Should Know About

A manufacturing process is what helps businesses organize and create a system for building and creating products....

Jun 21, 2022

The Essential Gemba Walk Checklist

Manufacturers committed to continuous improvement often include the Gemba walk as part of their lean manufacturing...

Jun 16, 2022

5 Lean Principles & How To Implement Them Within Your Factory

Lean manufacturing is a manufacturing philosophy that focuses on reducing and eliminating waste and wasteful...

Jun 13, 2022

SMART Factory 101: What Is a Smart Factory & What Are the Benefits?

As technology continues to go through advancements and become more prevalent in today’s manufacturing industry, it’s...

May 31, 2022

8 Manufacturing Skills To Master and How To Own the Skills Gap

As the manufacturing sector continues to go through changes and develop, it’s important to remember the core skills...

May 25, 2022

Cycle Time vs. Lead Time: What Do These Metrics Tell You?

In manufacturing, understanding how much time it takes to receive orders, make products, fill orders, and send...