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Maintaining continuous improvement becomes a reality when all key performance indicators are under surveillance. You will be the first to know what action is appropriate in order to keep running smoothly.
With the right information you can manage by exception, targeting resource to where it will have maximum effect. It's all about achieving more for less effort.
We distribute real-time information across your network to each relevant departmental manager. Unambigous information frees staff from the burden of paper records and on to productive time spent driving continous improvements.
Harford guarantee reduced costs by achieving better weight and volume control over packing operations. We apply Statistical Process Control techniques to provide operators with unambiguous adjustment prompts. Why just monitor a process when you could control it and save money?
Efficiently collect start, stop and fault data from any line, then view line status in real-time or track the performance trends over weeks, months, even years. Harford KPI reports, quickly and clearly reveal where the recurring problems really are.
Eliminate Coding Errors
We can prevent human errors when coding and labelling. Re-work and customer penalties disappear when you get it 'right-first-time', thus maintaining your reputation for reliability and quality. Remote configuration of coders is available as are 100% in-line checks. For slower lines, manual checks eliminate similar errors.
Operator, engineer and supervisor tracking facilitates analysis which can highlight if your labour resource is effectively utilised, or requires more training. This data is collected as a by-product of logging who does what and when for entry in the production audit-trial.
Use pro-active checks to ensure your quality is maintained when the output pressure is relentless. These quality routines, including HACCPs, fit well with Trading Standards and Environmental Health requirements to demonstrate manufacturing due-diligence. Eliminate the paper trail and audit quality and legal-compliance in seconds.
Rejects packs, defective packing, breakages, process waste, whatever the cause, record and analyse it all. Comprehensive, reliable, yet simple reporting identifies the root causes fast, to help eliminate unnecessary wastage.