Synchrono Whitepaper Explores Common Barriers to Moving from Push to Pull Manufacturing

Synchrono, a leader in demand-driven manufacturing software, explores the many market forces that cause manufacturing organizations to take a fresh look at their Push-based systems. Lean manufacturers continue to address throughput issues by automating systems and creating better processes to eliminate waste in all of its forms.

It is often daunting to switch from acceptable Push processes to Pull processes. This is largely because managing change in this arena means disrupting the status quo and possible friction among stakeholders who are apprehensive about the outcome. A plan to sustain an internal communications program that not only sells the system but keeps energies up for the team and fosters a positive tone for those who are most affected by the change.

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About Synchrono

Synchrono (www.synchrono.com) demand-driven manufacturing software synchronizes complex manufacturing environments in real-time, to drive business results. For almost twenty years, Synchrono systems have helped discrete manufacturers, engineer-to-order manufacturers, and others manage constraints, improve flow and drive on-time production.

When integrated under the Synchrono Demand-Driven Manufacturing Platform, lean and demand-driven initiatives achieve new levels of excellence, transforming businesses by synchronizing people, processes, machines, materials, and data to drive production flow from order inception to delivery.

The award winning Synchrono Demand-Driven Manufacturing Platform offers five system components, including a planning, scheduling, and production management system and ekanban software for real-time inventory replenishment and supply chain collaboration. The Synchrono Platform has a unique a data collection, historian, and automated workflow engine along with an application that generates automatic alerts, escalation and action plans to minimize disruptions. Perhaps most importantly, this technology platform also includes a real-time visual factory information system.

Synchrono systems allow for the simultaneous exchange of data across systems and resources, the ability to respond to constraints and changes in demand as they occur, and to predict, pre-empt, and prioritize issues.  The Platform components may be implemented independently or collectively to enable the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), providing an unprecedented foundation for communication, collaboration, and continuous improvement.

Synchrono delivers a competitive edge. Follow the Demand-Driven Matters blog at www.synchrono.com/blog and follow Synchrono on Twitter at @Synchrono_News.

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