Video: Grouping HMCs For Greater Efficiency

VIDEO. In a lean machining facility, grouping horizontal machining centers close together allows a small number of operators to use the machines efficiently.

Videos From: 7/10/2009 Modern Machine Shop
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Modern Machine Shop editor-in-chief Mark Albert talks to Richards Industries personnel about the ways horizontal machining centers figure into the valve maker’s lean strategy on the shop floor. See two other Richards Industries lean manufacturing videos under “Editor Picks” at right.

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Video: Three-Machine Lean Cell At Richards Industries

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Video: Increased Productivity With More (Not Fewer) Setups

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