KPIs and measures serve to crystallize business strategy, align the organization and clarify accountability. The people, the measures, the accountability, the review and response process and the actions taken are the greater drivers of strategy delivery.
With all due respect to Jim Morrison of The Doors, who authored “Yes, the River Knows,” the title of this story aptly describes how a viscous fluid or slurry pours out of a tilted container with an interior surface coated with a food-safe, slippery compound.
Extending the wear resistance of stainless steel (SS) components used in food manufacturing equipment operating on production lines lengthens replacement intervals and minimizes potential component failure, resulting in decreased downtime and improved cost savings—a long, sought-after goal of any maintenance department.
For the 48,000-plus people who attended PACK EXPO in Chicago last month, it may have seemed like the mall three days before Christmas, and with the wealth of information and product solutions available, there was something for everyone.