Stop giving away free parts…

05/31/2011

...but also be able to carefully document that you sent all of the ones for which you contracted: that is the message behind a free webinar produced by weighing instruments manufacturer Mettler Toledo. The on-demand webinar series, entitled "Best Practices in Piece Counting," covers the basics of scale-based piece-counting and also addresses factors that affect piece-counting accuracy so manufacturers achieve heightened quality control, conserve raw and manufactured materials, and protect their profit margins.

The company allows that piece counting itself is rather simple, but says getting consistent accuracy in a piece counting operation is not. Accuracy can be virtually guaranteed when a few critical operating points are taken into account, however, says Mettler Toledo, and this webinars designed to help. Best practice examples demonstrate how various manufacturers surmounted their own piece counting challenges through appropriate technology investment (and you'll not be surprised by which company's equipment they bought).

The webinar is 50 minutes long but organized by "chapters" so a listener can choose topics based on his area of interest. The webinar is available in English, German, French, Spanish and Chinese. To view it, log onto www.mt.com/us-counting-webinars and complete the brief registration. An email with password will be sent to you....
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