plant efficiency

The Real Cost of Downtime

The Real Cost of Downtime

Downtime, or any period of time when a machine is not in production, is the largest source of lost production time for most manufacturers. As obvious as downtime is when it occurs, most companies seriously underestimate their true downtime costs—in fact, over 80% of companies… read more

6 Ways to Encourage Manufacturing Efficiency

6 Ways to Encourage Manufacturing Efficiency

Industries of all kinds rely heavily on the efficiency of their manufacturing for both the quality of their products, and keeping the costs of those products reasonable for their consumers—because we all know, the less efficient (and therefore more expensive) your manufacturing process, the more… read more

How Does U.S. Coal Power Plant Efficiency Stack Up?

How Does U.S. Coal Power Plant Efficiency Stack Up?

When it comes to coal power plants, efficiency is the name of the game. Ultimately, more efficiency means fewer bottom-line costs. Higher efficiency ratings mean that coal is more competitive against natural gas and renewables. All other things considered equal, pursuing higher efficiency can be… read more