Finding & Managing Bottlenecks in Process Plants
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Finding & Managing Bottlenecks in Process Plants

One of the primary objectives of Lean is to achieve smooth continuous flow of material through the process.  If there are bottlenecks within your process, they can inhibit flow, cause inventories, and prevent throughput from matching customer demand (Takt). In order to make progress towards Lean goals, bottleneck resources must be identified, managed and improved. From a…