Prevention is Better than a Cure

Is prevention better than cure? Yes, of course it is.

While it may seem straightforward on paper or during the design phase, the only way to achieve a "zero-defect" goal in a bustling manufacturing environment is to embrace proactive measures.

By maintaining exceptionally high process capability levels and diligently addressing the root causes of failures preemptively, an operation can truly transport from the ordinary to world-class. Prevention definitely outweighs correction in this scenario.

Plasic injection molding experts NS KUNSTSTOFFTECHNIK - CZ excel at error-proofing across their operations by employing critical thinking and adhering to these five essential steps in every process:

Eliminate: By utilizing systems such as Poka-Yoke (akin to fitting a square peg into a round hole) it renders the occurrence of defects impossible.

Automate: Transitioning manual operations to automated processes can enhance consistency and reduce the margin for error.

Facilitate: Establishing and upholding clear work instructions, especially after updates from continuous improvement rounds, for the whole team minimizes the likelihood of errors.

Mitigate: By avoiding multi-step processes without validation, you can prevent one failure from cascading into another and diminish the overall impact.

Flag: Finally, by implementing fail-safe inspection methods to identify defects, they can be caught before they progress further down the value stream or reach the customer.

In essence, by undertaking meticulous planning, error prevention strategies, and rigorous quality control practices, NS KUNSTSTOFFTECHNIK - CZ are able to maintain impeccable quality at every stage, from initial inquiries to punctual and flawlessly packaged deliveries to companies right across the hashtag#auto industry and beyond.

Find out more about the way they embrace six sigma, put customers at the forefront of everything they do, and deliver on-time, every-time.

Posted On:
March 7, 2024

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