Efficiency of Plant Operation East Syracuse NY

Plants can be old or new, transit mix or central mix, large or small in East Syracuse. But they all have one thing in common: How well they are managed has a significant effect on their overall efficiency. A simple definition of batch plant efficiency is the ratio of (a) the cost of inputs (employee hours, materials, energy, equipment, etc.) to (b) the revenue generated by sales of concrete. If you divide B by A and the result is less than one, you probably should begin planning your career change.

Local Companies

Thyssen Krupp Elevator
(315) 437-1711
6067 Corporate Dr Ste 3
East Syracuse, NY
Hr One Inc
(315) 463-0004
220 W Manlius St
East Syracuse, NY
Carter Stone & Co
(212) 207-8500
757 3rd Ave
New York, NY
First Pro Group Inc
(718) 526-0635
8900 170th St
Jamaica, NY
Kern Telemanagement
(516) 576-8831
910 S Oyster Bay Rd
Hicksville, NY
Amtek Management Svc
(315) 463-0004
220 W Manlius St
East Syracuse, NY
Degroot Management Services Inc
(315) 434-1900
6501 Basile Rowe
East Syracuse, NY
Upstate Technical Equipment
(315) 463-6200
24 Corporate Cir Ste 1
East Syracuse, NY
Sks Business Center Inc
(718) 429-8315
3711 74th St
Jackson Heights, NY
Orange County Economic Development Corp
(845) 294-2323
40 Matthews St
Goshen, NY

Source: CONCRETE PRODUCER MAGAZINE
Publication date: March 1, 2008

By Jay Robinson

Plants can be old or new, transit mix or central mix, large or small. But they all have one thing in common: How well they are managed has a significant effect on their overall efficiency.

A simple definition of batch plant efficiency is the ratio of (a) the cost of inputs (employee hours, materials, energy, equipment, etc.) to (b) the revenue generated by sales of concrete. If you divide B by A and the result is less than one, you probably should begin planning your career change.

The most efficient batch plants produce more concrete with less wasted material, lower repair costs, less downtime, and fewer disruptions in employee productivity. Initiatives such as more thorough quality control, understanding customer needs, and installing and operating concrete recycling systems will reduce waste.

Every operation is unique, yet the managers of highly efficient plants focus consistently on five key areas: preventive maintenance, cleanliness, batch control, driver staging, and safety.

1. Practice Preventive Maintenance (PM)

Plants where some kind of formalized inspection and maintenance schedule is in place tend to have fewer breakdowns. If the plant manager recognizes the importance of regular PM and communicates that to employees, chances are good that noisy bearings, worn belts, leaky air systems, and clogged filter bags will be detected and repaired before breakdowns interrupt batch...

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