Labor Shortage: Are You Valuing Your Resources?

In many industrial sectors, a shortage of personnel is a concerning reality. Companies struggle to find and retain skilled workers, leading to increased pressure on those already in position. In this context, enhancing workforce value and applying the TPM principle can play a crucial role in attracting and retaining workers.

Planners, Do You Have Time To Plan?

In my role as a consultant, one comment I often receive never ceases to surprise me. Yet, it comes up no matter what type of organization we diagnose: "I don't have time to do the work associated with my job title".

Revolutionizing Pulp Flow Measurement: How to Achieve Reliability and more than $20,000 in Savings Without Stopping Production

A pulp and paper production company recently found itself in a difficult situation when its 14-inch flowmeter for a critical pulp flow application malfunctioned, causing production to run blindly and potentially disrupting all production.

How to prosper while short-staffed, without recruiting

With intense competition from overseas, growing concerns for the environment and thinning margins, the current skilled labour shortage only intensifies a growing list of challenges faced by the Pulp and Paper industry.