The Top 12 Lean Tools for Lean Manufacturing
Read our top 12 Lean tools for sustaining a Lean transformation.
The Definitive Guide To Visual Management
Visual Management is the lifeblood of a Lean production system. Learn the details of great visual management.
Our Top 5 Practical 5S Videos You Must Watch
Over the years, we have helped hundreds of companies implement Practical 5S, our proven approach to 5S deployment. These five 5s videos provide you with practical tips on how to successfully and sustainably ...
Setting Practical 5S Standards
At the beginning many people find the idea of a 5S program to be stifling. Poorly designed and executed 5S program can indeed be stifling to a organisation because it requires items to be Sorted and ...
Sustaining Practical 5S
In preforming 5S activities on site I often see that the initial efforts go well and gains are quickly made to production areas. Over time this may begin to slide as the initial drive gives way to ...
5S and a Visual Workplace – Essential for Sustaining Lean Manufacturing
Many lean experts are critical of 5S and think it is a superficial tool. However while, 5S and Visual Workplace are not "the solution" for creating a lean culture, it is an essential factors in sustaining ...
5S Lean Manufacturing: Lean begins with Housekeeping
Where ever you are in your Lean Manufacturing implementation, using 5S as your housekeeping tool ensures you are keeping on track and involving every person in your factory. If you are a little lost ...
Doing 5S effectively
These common pitfalls are often seen as failures and lead to poor ongoing implementation of 5S practises. However, the benefits of the 5S methodology is something that companies desire to obtain. Then ...
Why Audit Housekeeping Weekly?
We know that housekeeping is one of the fundamental Lean principles; a foundation stone for the Toyota Production System and the many others that follow along similar lines. We know how much hard work ...