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Eliminating Common Manufacturing Wastes

4 min read The manufacturing industry is very competitive. If you are not constantly trying to find ways to improve the products you make, or produce them at a lower cost, your competition will quickly overtake you. This is why most companies put in so much effort toward continuous improvement. One of the best things that can be done in this area is ...

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Lean Featured in GE Capital TV Commercial

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< 1 min read Mark Graban over at Lean Blog recently wrote about a GE Capital TV commercial that includes the Lean turnaround process in a factory. Graban said: In the 60-second piece, GE highlights how their advisors helped a manufacturing company double efficiency by using Lean methods and by asking “the important question – why?” What happened? “Ideas for improvement started pouring out.”  The ...

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Using Lean to Reach Your Potential

< 1 min read Lean methodologies can be used on an organizational level, but also on an individual level. You can use lean to improve your use of time and even to clean out your inbox. In the TEDx Talk above, Bill Peterson, a lean instructor and consultant, explains the basics of lean, as well as how to make lean work for you to help ...

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