Find your hidden production capacity using a waterfall chart

Manufacturing companies need to make informed decisions about equipment investments and continuous improvement priorities.  Use this Excel workbook to automatically create a waterfall diagram about your operations to illustrate how much manufacturing production capacity your organization uses productively.

This easy-to-use toolkit lets you analyze theoretical capacity and how much capacity is lost to categories such as changeovers, planned shutdowns, and breakdowns.  It's your first step to:

  • Set continuous improvement priorities

  • Decide where to focus to reduce downtime

  • Support conversations with operations engineers and corporate leadership