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Vision in Print

Eliminating machine downtime and unscheduled maintenance is one of the most important tasks for busy printers. Ever increasing pressure on deadlines means that there is never a good time for a breakdown on any of your key equipment and yet essential maintenance is often squeezed by production pressures.

Teaching your operators how to practice Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) will raise uptime for your presses and equipment, improve the quality of your products and services as well as enhancing your operators' skills, value and pride in their work. You will also save money since you won't need to call out the engineer as often.

The Benefits
  • Reduces downtime
  • Puts you in control of your machine availability
  • Boosts operator motivation and productivity by being operator-led
  • Underscores the importance of maintenance to all employees
  • Enhances skills and knowledge throughout your staff
  • Reduces the burden on expensive engineering resources
  • Increases competitiveness by reducing the cost of doing business
  • Maximises savings and boosts profits
How does it work?

A Vision in Print improvement engineer will teach a team of your key staff, both operational & engineering, to conduct lean focused maintenance. By doing it with them, the engineer helps the team gain an understanding of the importance of preventive maintenance and Asset Care systems.

The introduction of compliance measures shows the team how sustainable improvements are and ensures buy-in and accountability for maintenance tasks going forward. The simple to follow concepts and practices shown by the engineer mean that maintenance can be spread within the workforce. Each programme is tailored to suit your exact requirements depending on the complexity of the machinery selected.

Vision in Print teaches your operators how to undertake preventive maintenance of even the most complex pieces of kit so that downtime is minimised and service levels maintained. The ViP 'Clean, Inspect, Lubricate' regime should minimise 75% of all your machine breakdowns.

For more information please contact:
Meeka Walwyn-Lewis
Meeka Walwyn-Lewis
Specialist Services Manager
01924 203335
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