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Creating a successful lean manufacturing campaign

Want to create a successful lean manufacturing initiative? Learn from others' mistakes. Business News said, "An effective strategy is to start with desired outcomes, normally ...

Reading up on lean manufacturing

What's the best way to learn about something? Pick up a book! Whether you're already well-versed in lean manufacturing or just starting out, there is always something new to l...

Communication strategies for lean manufacturing

Clear communication can make all the difference when implementing new practices at work like lean manufacturing. There are a few strategies you can use to make this transition...

How advanced analytics can help you go lean

Advanced analytics are an amazing way that you can get leaner in real time. They can reduce waste by helping you become more efficient. They can also increase your responsiven...

The seven types of waste simplified

Are you ready for a quick and simple lesson on the seven types of waste in lean manufacturing? The first is the time wasted repairing is a defective item. Then, there is proce...

Lean manufacturing and productivity

The benefits of lean manufacturing are far more than just your efficiency. Employee productivity is also affected. Insights said, "Increased employee productivity means strong...

How lean manufacturing techniques can help you make dec...

Lean manufacturing streamlines processes, and those principles can streamline decision making too. Principles like eliminating waste and preventing mistakes are very applicabl...

Why lean isn't just for huge corporations

It's a common misconceptions that lean strategies are only for big businesses. Industry Week said, "There are rules of thumb to help improve the opportunity for lean success a...

Why lean takes the whole team

Lean manufacturing isn't about just a few employees - it involves the whole team. Each employee knows their job far better than anyone else, and can spot the ways they could d...

Learning from failing

Anyone that works in manufacturing knows that projects don't always work perfectly the first time. Failing is part of being in the industry, and that applies to lean manufactu...

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