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Fun With 5S – The Garage Game

Posted on August 31st, 2015 · Posted in 5S, Distance vs. Frequency Chart, lean tools, Waste elimination

 When I’m introducing 5S to a new audience, I like to get them comfortable with the concept.  I ask how many have a garage.  Usually about 2/3 of the audience.. read more

Spaghetti Diagrams

Posted on August 27th, 2015 · Posted in Flow, Spaghetti Diagrams, Waste elimination

What’s a spaghetti Diagram you ask?  It’s a really nifty tool that maps the movements of an individual operator during the making of one product.   The map begins with a.. read more

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

Posted on June 15th, 2015 · Posted in business, Lean, Lean Thoughts, Savings, TPM, Waste elimination

Lean concepts like Standard Work and Just In Time are predicated on dependability: dependability of materials, dependability of workers, and dependability of equipment.  It’s this latter subject that I want.. read more

From the Middle Outward

Posted on July 18th, 2010 · Posted in business, business model, Lean Thoughts, Savings, Waste elimination

In the past I’ve written that, to be sustainable, a Lean transformation needs to start at the top and flow downward. I won’t retract that statement, but I’m learning a.. read more