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  • What is the Role of the Water Spider in Lean Manufacturing?

    What is the Role of the Water Spider in Lean Manufacturing? There are different ways to handle parts and materials when organizing your factory floor, and one interesting options that is part of the Lean Manufacturing methodology is the “water spider.” The water spider is a term tha...

    Tags: Leadership, Lean Manufacturing, implement a water spider, implement a waterspider, kanban cards, lean manufacturing methodology, material handling, material mover, role of the water spider, role of the waterspider, water spider, waterspider, waterspider position, what is water spider

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  • [VIDEO] The Simplicity and Effectiveness of Visual Management

    Visual Management is one of the simplest, most effective tools of Lean manufacturing, but often overlooked. The key to success is simplicity. If anyone were to walk through your manufacturing operation, they should visually be able to understand how the operation is performing. It should be clea...

    Tags: Customer Experience, Innovation, Leadership, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Visual Management, innovation, lean manufacturing, lean manufacturing methodology, lean six sigma, quality, visual management

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  • Lean Thinking – The 5 Principles to Live By

    The term Lean Thinking was coined by James Womack and Daniel Jones in their book by the same name, which captures the magic of the Toyota Production System (TPS). It became a new way of thinking. The focus is to create a lean enterprise, which sustains growth through aligning customer satisfactio...

    Tags: Business, Customer Experience, Lean Manufacturing, The Lean Startup, flow, lean manufacturing methodology, lean principles, lean thinking, perfection, pull, shmula, value, value stream

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  • Heijunka Leveling Production Over Time

    After value streams have been solidified and embedded, Heijunka is a crucial process implementation in every successful lean organization. Heijunka quickly and elegantly helps organizations meet demands while reducing waste. By definition, it means ‘leveling’ and enables production to...

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  • [VIDEO] The Challenges of Demand Management

    The function of recognizing all demands for goods and services to support the marketplace. It involves prioritizing demand when supply is lacking. Proper Demand Management facilitates the planning and use of resources for profitable business results. Enjoy this educational video on Demand Manage...

    Tags: Customer Experience, demand management, Leadership, Lean Manager, Lean Manufacturing, Operations Management, Six Sigma, The Lean Startup, Videos, efficiency, lean, lean manufacturing methodology, lean manufacturing principles, lean manufacturing tools, lean tools, manufacturing, quality

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  • Demand Management Creates a Balance Between Supply and Demand

    Demand Management allows an organization to create a more efficient supply chain.  The best way to create efficiency is through transparency and simplicity. From the largest to the smallest, organizations must ensure that all suppliers and players are completely transparent. By determining...

    Tags: Customer Experience, demand management, Leadership, Lean Manufacturing, The Lean Startup, efficiency, lean manufacturing methodology, lean manufacturing tools, lean six sigma, manufacturing, quality

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  • Theory of Constraints Addresses Weakest Link

    The Theory of Constraints (TOC) adopts the common idiom that “a chain is no stronger than its weakest link” and refers to the understanding that processes are crucially vulnerable because the weakest person or part of the process can damage or break even the strongest of organization...

    Tags: Green Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing, Theory of Constraints, applying lean methodologies, identifying bottlenecks, lean, lean manufacturing, lean manufacturing methodology, problem solving, quality, theory of constraints

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  • [VIDEO] The Simplicity and Effectiveness of Visual Management

    Visual Management is one of the simplest, most effective tools of Lean manufacturing, but often overlooked. The key to success is simplicity. If anyone were to walk through your manufacturing operation, they should visually be able to understand how the operation is performing. It should be clea...

    Tags: Customer Experience, Innovation, Leadership, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Visual Management, innovation, lean manufacturing, lean manufacturing methodology, lean six sigma, quality, visual management

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  • Theory of Constraints Addresses Weakest Link

    The Theory of Constraints (TOC) adopts the common idiom that “a chain is no stronger than its weakest link” and refers to the understanding that processes are crucially vulnerable because the weakest person or part of the process can damage or break even the strongest of organization...

    Tags: Green Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing, Theory of Constraints, applying lean methodologies, identifying bottlenecks, lean, lean manufacturing, lean manufacturing methodology, problem solving, quality, theory of constraints

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  • [VIDEO] The Challenges of Demand Management

    The function of recognizing all demands for goods and services to support the marketplace. It involves prioritizing demand when supply is lacking. Proper Demand Management facilitates the planning and use of resources for profitable business results. Enjoy this educational video on Demand Manage...

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