Items Tagged with 'lean manufacturing'

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Protect Your Reputation

LACK OF RIGOR, DISCIPLINE can have negative consequences.
November 6, 2013
As a society we are inundated daily with bad news about the economy.
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Going Lean: The Journey to Lean Manufacturing

November 4, 2013
Lean manufacturing is an indirect decedent of the early manufacturing methods used during the industrial revolution. The industrial revolution was followed by the American system of manufactures and the quest for interchangeable parts.
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Lean Manufacturing Processes Have Measurable Results

American and Asian manufacturers view the lean philosophy differently.
August 9, 2013

According to Smith, lean is not just for manufacturing but it is a philosophy that can be applied to any environment to reduce waste.


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Quality 101

Leak Testing Gets a Bump from Lean Manufacturing, KANBAN

Making lean manufacturing even leaner.
June 11, 2013

Rings that do not seal, porous metals that leak fluid and tubes with holes can result in parts malfunctioning causing millions of dollars in damage, and even loss of life.


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Management: The Secret to Sustaining Six Sigma

September 7, 2012
How do you sustain the improvements that are the result of a Six Sigma project?
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Case Study: Boa Vision System Shines at Reducing Downtime on Aluminum Line

September 4, 2012
Aluminerie de Bécancour recently installed an integrated vision system from Teledyne DALSA to eliminate interruptions in smelting operation.




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Management: The Green Advantage

August 8, 2012
Automakers know that environmentally sound, efficient manufacturing practices will please customers- and help business.
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Management: Lean's Integration in an Enhanced Business Management System

August 31, 2011
Organizations need an effective business management system for addressing the challenges of the day.
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Test & Inspection: Leak Test Process: Using Lean and 5S to Drive Manufacturing Process Improvements

August 29, 2011
For organizations with leak-testing operations, customer demands are best addressed through an established lean-manufacturing environment.
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