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|Vorne Leads Sustainable Improvement Workshops at INTERPHEX|
|Oct 21 2013||
Vorne recently moderated two workshops on Creating Sustainable Performance Improvement at the INTERPHEX trade show in Puerto Rico. INTERPHEX is a key trade show for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, and is very well-attended by leading manufacturers. The workshops had a strong focus on leadership skills and attendees expressed particularly strong interest on effective techniques for managing resistance to change when implementing improvement projects. Contact us if this is a topic you would like to discuss – we’ll be happy to pass along some of the key takeaways.
|Improvement Techniques Released for XL|
|Sep 30 2013||
We are very pleased to announce Version 1.1 of the XL Productivity Appliance™. Version 1.1 introduces Improvement Techniques, a library of practical “best practice” topics for improving manufacturing productivity. Eight topics are included: Down Time Tips, Leadership, Top Losses, Improve the Constraint, Short Interval Control, Single-Minute Exchange of Dies, Overall Equipment Effectiveness, and Agile.
Improvement Techniques is shipping now as a standard feature for XL and is also available as a free firmware upgrade.
|Fortune 500 Food Manufacturer Rolls Out XL Across Enterprise|
|Aug 6 2013||
A Fortune 500 food manufacturer recently initiated a rollout of the XL Productivity Appliance™ across 15 manufacturing plants. One of the really interesting aspects of this project was the highly structured and disciplined approach to improvement.
|Top Losses Released for XL|
|Jun 28 2013||
We are very excited to tell you about a whole host of new features we have released for the XL Productivity Appliance™:
These are now shipping as standard features for XL and are also available as a free firmware upgrade for all XL customers.
|Join Us for an OEE Master Class|
|Mar 20 2013||
We are pleased to be presenting an OEE Master Class at INTERPHEX on April 24th in New York City. Our topic is one that can benefit just about anyone in manufacturing: “How to Improve OEE by 20%”. There are two main themes to our presentation:
We hope to see you there!
|Vorne Posts Record Sales|
|Jan 2 2013||
What better way to start the year! A big thank you to all of our customers, and to our partners, who helped make 2012 a record sales year for Vorne. We have lots more great things on the way, including some killer new XL Productivity Appliance™ features in development. In fact, we are very close to our next beta release, which will be available as a free software upgrade for all XL customers. We also have lots of new free learning content in development, such as this recent article on how to Improve Production Today and this article on Implementing OEE. Thanks for your support and we look forward to a terrific 2013!