• Forgot to add that the bottleneck is the first operation in the work cell. It is a pull system from there. 6 years, 4 months ago

  • @Straydog, I am familiar with the theory of constraints. Are you suggesting the part conveyor should run the same speed as the cell bottleneck? 6 years, 4 months ago

  • JB, we run the bottleneck on a 24 hour per day, 5 day per week operation. There is WIP built up prior to the bottleneck. 6 years, 4 months ago

  • I’m trying to determine the appropriate speed for a part conveyor that will transfer WIP parts from one process to another in a work cell. How would I go about determining this? Should the conveyor speed match the output of the cell’s bottleneck or the fastest operation? Thank you. 6 years, 4 months ago

  • Hi All,

    Is a MOST certification a valuable asset in most companies or does it tend to be a a certification that you were asked to pursue then never used? I ask because we do not use MOST on a regular basis in my company. In 5 years I have seen 1 MOST study. I am also not aware of any employers in my area that require or prefer a MOST…[Read more]

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