Catching rejections by objectively looking at data and taking better decisions
In this video, Seth Bozman discusses Efco's transition from an outdated, cumbersome database system to Unifize for managing their scrap and rework data. He emphasizes how Unifize has enabled a more effective analysis of rejection reasons, offering insights into process improvements. Seth appreciates the platform's role in streamlining data management, making historical data more accessible and actionable for making informed decisions to enhance quality and efficiency.
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00:00 - 00:05
Access is our scrap and rework database, and we've been doing that way before I was here.



00:05 - 00:13
I mean, I think that that folder was created in like 2003 or something like that. There's 25,000 records in there of everything we've scrapped out since like 2010.



00:13 - 00:21
So it's basically just like a database for an archived history of how many things we've messed up in the past. And then we keep track of paint line.



00:21 - 00:34
That's all the stuff that we basically try to catch rejections out the paint line so we can tell with that data what we might need to improve on for like missing welds or if it gets rejected there, why does it keep getting rejected there? We need to improve our process.



00:34 - 00:42
So we get we get data from quite a few different places and I would say that it's all pretty useful, but it's also kind of tedious, you know what I mean.

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But what we've known from what I experience was, is we were able to get there with the system. We still there with the system. The system has what is needed to provide us what we're looking for, because every company, admittedly, is trying to get compliant. If we educate people, if we get people the education that they need and to get over the fear factor, I think 90% of those things can be resolved because most people will go to what they're most familiar with.What I worked with from a different company, but they're not willing to sit down and look at what the demographics are saying. People are into social media now. People are moving fast into fast paced world. But technologies are still antiquated. So there's a disconnect here, right? So while we're moving at a fast pace at home with dragging at work, so why can't we continue that speed while we at work?If your supplier has issues and you're not informed on time, you want to have an alternate supplier in place. If your suppliers are not qualified, you may not know that that needs to happen. And so when you have an integrated system that speaks to itself and is giving you all this data, you literally have the pulse of the organization in your hands as an executive at a money bound access.

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