29 July 2020
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With a Powder Handling System that enables Lean Manufacturing, you can improve efficiencies, and reduce your overall manufacturing costs. Applying the correct production methods and equipment in your factory will ensure that you get it right the first time and every time to increase your return on investment.
Using the Matcon IBC method of manufacturing, shorter production runs can be implemented as recipe batch changeovers are quicker and simpler. This means you can ‘make-to-order’ with small inventory levels and minimal work in progress (WIP). You can also cut waste, delivery times and better manage costs, leading to a higher return on the materials you purchase.
The decoupled nature of our materials handling system gives total flexibility and the agility to respond rapidly to changing customer and market needs.
Lean Manufacturing for Powder Handling and Processing means eliminating anything that does not create value for the end product. Traditional methods of manufacturing often contain hidden wastes (The Deadly Sins of Waste) these are:
Over the years we have been able to help our customers adapt and grow with the ever changing needs of their markets.
The unique Matcon Cone Valve means that no matter what recipe or ingredient challenge is presented, you can be assured it will handle your powders successfully.
Learn more about Matcon's lean manufacturing equipment and get best practice insights with these useful resources.
Guidance, best practice articles and related reading for Lean Manufacturing.
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At the heart of the Matcon system you will find the Cone Valve - invented, patented and developed by us. We help manufacturers overcome issues of mix segregation, containment and bridging that are inherent in traditional powder handling systems. Discover our unique approach to powder handling and the innovation that underpins all that we do.About us