COVID

How to protect essential workers in the factory.

Over 20 tips on how to keep factory workers safe and productive during a global pandemic. Weever is a continuous improvement software company. We work primarily with manufacturers in the food/beverage and consumer packaged goods (CPG) space. Our customers are the brands that fill your pantries and bathrooms. As you can imagine almost everything changed…

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Food Manufacturing COVID-19 Distancing Case Study

FOOD MANUFACTURING CASE STUDY One of our customers is an international CPG organization. They have been using Weever for years now to manage activities relating to operational excellence including Focused Improvement (Suggestions, Kaizens), Quality (Batch Records, CAPAs), Maintenance (Operator CILs, Machine Ledger) and Safety (Incidents, Inspections, Observations). When the COVID-19 epidemic became a reality, this…

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How to stimulate positive change in your manufacturing facility during a pandemic.

3 tips for enhancing continuous improvement during COVID-19 and beyond. COVID-19 is a global pandemic and there are signs that this virus may change the way we live and work into the future. Many of our customers are food manufacturers who are mandated to continue production. They are taking precautions to keep their staff as…

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Social Distancing within the Factory

Most manufacturing is an essential service and must continue during the outbreak of COVID-19. However, that does not necessarily mean that staff cannot socially distance within the factory walls. Manufacturing requires staff to coordinate operations within a defined space. There are many ways that staff interact with each other including: Data Collection: Most factories still…

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Factory Wi-Fi Setup

REMOTE FACTORY MANAGEMENT The recent global Covid-19 pandemic has awoken the world to the need for social distancing to combat its spread and “flatten the curve”. Manufacturing is an essential service and must continue during the outbreak of COVID-19. However, that does not necessarily mean that staff cannot socially distance within the factory walls. In…

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5 Tips for Remote Factory Management

Reducing employee density on the shop floor and cleaning surfaces that could infect our workforce is now a priority. As part of social distancing efforts, staff that work mostly from an office could theoretically work from home, even if it’s just part-time. The caveat of course is they need to have the resources and procedures available to do so. If done correctly it could result in fewer trips to the factory floor.

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