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Welcome to the TXM Newsletter for June 2015

In Australia we come to the end of another financial year and are planning our new budgets in the depths of winter. A good time to think about what we can do differently next financial year in order to deliver the stretching targets we have been set ourselves.


TXM Lean Minute Video – The Role of a Lean Transformation Steering Committee

An effective Steering Committee is a critical element of a company wide lean deployment. In this Lean Minute, TXM Director, Ron Spiteri explains the important role and critical success factors for a Lean Transformation steering committee.

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TXM Lean Minute Video – How to Choose the Tasks for your Red-Green Task Board (Kamishibai)

Red Green Task Boards (or Kamishibai Boards) are a great way to ensure that every day tasks get done in your business. This Lean Minute from TXM Senior Consultant, Michelle Brown, shows you how to work with your team to choose the right tasks for your red-green task board.

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Top 5 Lean Tools that You Wont Need a Lean Consultant to Implement

mplementing Lean manufacturing has its challenges though and most companies engage or employ experienced experts or lean consultants such as TXM to get their Lean transformation started. However there are many lean tools and principles that you can that you can do yourself, without the need for lean consultants or internal expert. Here are five simple lean tools that you can try (you can even try them at home – they are that safe!!).

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Three Steps to Improve Quality and Reduce Reliance on Inspection in China

Sometimes in Chinese Factories It Seems Like there are More Inspectors than Workers and More Defects than Good Parts. While it might seem reassuring that defects are being prevented from going to the customer. It is not an effective way to improve quality and stay competitive.

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TXM to Exhibit at Global Lean Construction Conference – Perth – 28-31 July 2015

The Global Lean Construction Conference (IGLC) is the worlds leading conference on advances in construction practices, innovative technologies and first class research. The theme for Construct15 is “Global Knowledge-Global Solutions” which reflects the importance of shared knowledge for industry improvements. TXM will be there sharing our extensive experience of applying lean in the construction sector.

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Valogi Suhinin Joins TXM as Senior Lean Consultant in Adelaide

TXM is pleased to welcome Valogi Suhinin to our team as a Senior Lean Consultant, based in Adelaide, South Australia. Valogi has had an outstanding international career in Quality and Lean. With degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Management, Valogi has successfully lead Lean and quality transformations in the Automotive and Rail industries across Australia, Asia, the USA and Russia.

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