Knowledge Center

News, tips, software updates, advice and insight on operations
management from a technology innovator.

Spindle

Recent Posts

May 1, 2018

post summary

Similar to every other industry - the commercial laundry industry is undergoing a technology transformation. If you're not riding the technological wave you're likely falling behind your peers.

Read More

April 13, 2018

post summary

According to a 2013 Gallup poll, more than 70% of American workers are not engaged at work. With the increase of distractions and the demands of personal lives, employees find it hard to focus to produce their best work. Creating an environment for motivating employees is a constant challenge, but when done correctly it becomes the holy grail for productivity.

Read More

March 22, 2018

post summary

Would you watch your team's basketball game without a scoreboard? No way!

 You would be missing the score, the time-clock, and updating your bracket would be impossible!

Read More
Read More
Read More
Read More
Read More

May 24, 2017

post summary

Introducing Spindle's NEW Internet of Things Kit!

Read More

May 23, 2017

post summary
Read More

May 8, 2017

post summary

There are many ways to measure employee performance in food processing, commercial laundry or industrial environment… most of which can be boiled down to several essential categories.

Read More

April 17, 2017

post summary

SpindleLIVE 2.1.0 was released 4/15/2017.  The enhancements include:

Read More

April 4, 2017

post summary

Everyone is looking to increase productivity, and we know of no better way than implementing a visual workplace. Visual Workplace is a feature of our SpindleLIVE software that will increase

Read More

April 4, 2017

post summary

Creating an environment for motivating employees is a constant challenge and sometimes seen as the holy grail of productivity. In order to encourage employees, we must understand the inherent motivational triggers and then design programs to support them.

Read More

April 4, 2017

post summary

Investing in new equipment to keep operations running smoothly is a constant financial trade-off decision. Making equipment investment decisions should not be void of data. Are you using your current equipment to full capacity? What efficiencies are gained with new equipment versus minimizing downtime with your current equipment.

Read More

March 16, 2017

post summary

Food processing plants contain hazards unique to their industry – more than the typical manufacturing environment. These often include

Read More

February 20, 2017

post summary

 The US food industry is made up of an approximately 21,000 companies with an estimated $750 billion in revenue. Worldwide processed food sales are about $2 trillion.

Read More

February 16, 2017

post summary

Your operations process is a combination of moving parts armed with a steady flow of constant information. Relying on outdated software and old operations processes can quickly leave your company behind. The world has gone digital, it’s important to stay up-to-date, but connecting and integrating data for all your equipment and labor productivity is cumbersome and time consuming. If only there was a better way...

Read More

February 2, 2017

post summary

 Your operations process is a combination of moving parts armed with a steady flow of constant information.  Connecting and integrating data for all of your equipment and labor productivity is cumbersome and time consuming.  If only there were a better way... 

Read More

January 18, 2017

post summary

‘ A high performer can deliver 400% more productivity than the average performer.’ –Harvard Business Review

At Spindle we pride ourselves in our ability to help companies improve productivity and exceed business goals. However, our software is only a piece of the efficiency puzzle. It all starts with people. Building a strong high-performance workforce is vital to the success of your manufacturing operations.

Read More

January 11, 2017

post summary

How to Cut Manufacturing Costs

As a manufacturing plant manager your goal is to run a successful and efficient operation. We’ve put together some ideas to help you cut manufacturing costs by focusing on four areas of your operation: Labor Costs, Energy Consumption, Material Costs, and Capital Investment.    

Read More