Aim for Operational Excellence
Following Chemical Processing’s founding credo of “practical usefulness,” this month’s cover story focuses on how plants can “Aim for Operational Excellence.” Author Bernard McGarvey of Eli Lilly demystifies what the term operational excellence means. He notes plants should pursue operational excellence while realizing it’s never attainable. The quest can lead to higher levels of process performance. However, gaining and maintaining improvements depend upon organizational changes — and these require paying attention to seven elements. Check out Chemical Processing’s February cover story and several other articles in this issue for more steps a plant can take to enhance overall performance. Chemical Processing for more details.