Free Resources and Fresh Perspectives on Manufacturing

What is Perfect Production?

Perfect Production is a free online resource designed to make it easy to learn about best practices for improving manufacturing productivity. We coined the term Perfect Production from the goal of achieving a perfect OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) score. In other words, Perfect Production is manufacturing only good parts, as fast as possible, with no down time.

Turns out — the pursuit of Perfect Production is a very challenging endeavor (to put it mildly). So we aim to make it easier. Much easier.

Perfect Production offers a completely modular approach to improvement that draws on best practices from the entire world of manufacturing — lean manufacturing, theory of constraints, six sigma, and many other sources. It also draws significantly from the world of coaching, leadership, and self-development. Perfect Production is:

Perfect Production emphasizes easy to implement approaches to improving manufacturing productivity

Perfect Production emphasizes approaches that are easy to understand and easy to implement. Even complex topics can be made much easier and more accessible.

Perfect Production focuses on practical solutions to improve manufacturing productivity

Perfect Production is realistic about what is within the reach of most teams to accomplish and the resource limitations that we all face (time and money).

Perfect Production includes flexible techniques that work for many processes

Perfect Production doesn't tie itself down to any one process or framework. Instead, it collects and leverages proven techniques regardless of their source.

People are a critical component of creating change using Perfect Production

Perfect Production emphasizes the critical role of people (like you) in creating sustainable long-term change and improvement. That's why we cover topics like leadership and coaching.

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