Black and Decker Increases Throughput with Factory Systems

SPC and Factory Systems are helping to enhance quality, increase throughput and improve customer satisfaction at Black & Decker’s small-motor manufacturing plant in Easton, Maryland. The 240,000 square foot facility manufactures 57-millimeter motors for Black & Decker. These motors are used in both the consumer and professional models of drills, screwguns, jigsaws, palm grip sanders […]

Amazing Support

“There was no question Factory Systems had the superior system,” says Kapraun. “All the operators commented that it was much easier to work with and interfaced well with all gauges. We even had to leave the trial units in because the operators didn’t want them taken away.” Learn More

SPC Fulfills Its Potential at Caterpillar

“The best SPC data in the world isn’t worth anything if the operator doesn’t use it.” Tom Kapraun, manufacturing specialist at the Caterpillar plant in Pontiac, Illinois, has seen paper-based and custom “black-box” implementations of SPC (Statistical Process Control) systems at the plant miss the mark because they complicated the work of the operator. But […]

Awesome Features

SPC and Factory Systems are helping to enhance quality, increase throughput and improve customer satisfaction at Black & Decker’s small-motor manufacturing plant in Easton, Maryland. Factory Systems can program their equipment to interface with virtually any electronic device. Learn More