efficiency.jpg iStock/Thinkstock

Using lean manufacturing to improve shop productivity

Many mechanical contractors are moving more work to the shop because it makes sense. It is safer, delivers better quality, and is an answer to address the shortage of skilled field craftsman.

Many mechanical contractors are moving more work to the shop because it makes sense. It is safer, delivers better quality, and is an answer to address the shortage of skilled field craftsman. As cited in the May issue of Contractor Magazine, some contractors are co-locating shops for piping, plumbing, heavy metal, and sheet metal to focus more on work in the shop. While many mechanical contractors have always located these shops in the same general area, the difference now is that the shops

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish