Friday, June 22nd , 2018

Lean Techniques

Our Lean Approach follows some of the techniques originated by Womack and Jones in the 1990's.

Defining Value
Why do customers come to you?

Value Stream Mapping
Consists of mapping the operation, identifying value-add and non-value-add process steps with the goal of removing the wasteful steps.

5S - Workplace Organization
Creates a clean, safe, focused and effective working environment.

Flow Manufacturing
Application of one-piece flow, make-to-order, quality at the source, co-location of resources and inventory, line balancing, standard work definition and operation sequencing.

Visual Factory Management
Creation of a fast, easy to use and appropriate visual system of measurements that communicates.