5S Methodology

5S Methodology

December 27, 2015 mmllmm 0

When you begin to work at a place, you usually start at the bottom of the scale. You have to make your way to the […]

Total Productive Maintenance - TPM

What is TPM ?

December 27, 2015 mmllmm 0

What is Total Productive Maintenance There are two common questions asked often “What is TPM or What is Total Productive Maintenance” and two “how is […]

SMED

What is SMED ?

December 27, 2015 mmllmm 0

The question what is SMED is fairly easy to answer. SMED stands for Single Minute Exchange of Dies. In reality the concept has gone beyond […]

Kanban System

What is Kanban ?

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On this page we will provide you with the answer to the question “What is Kanban”, by providing you with both a definition and simple […]

VSM

What is VSM ?

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In order to answer the question “what is VSM” we first need to understand what a Value Stream is. Value is first defined as anything […]

Poka Yoke examples

What is Poka Yoke ?

December 27, 2015 mmllmm 0

On this page we will answer the Question “What is Poka Yoke”, for you. Poka Yoke is a Japanese term used for error proofing, failsafe, […]

Ergonomics Horizontal and Vertical Reach Zones

What is Ergonomics ?

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To answer the question “what is Ergonomics” we will start with a dictionary definition of it. Ergonomics is defined by most dictionaries as: The applied […]

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What is Standardized Work ?

December 27, 2015 mmllmm 0

Now we turn to Standardized Work a term that is often confused with another commonly used term Work Standards. Firstly both supposedly serve the same […]

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What is Kaizen ?

December 27, 2015 mmllmm 0

We will now tackle the question “what is Kaizen?” on this page. Let’s start by giving you a definition that reflects how Toyota defines it. […]

What is 5S

What is 5S ?

December 26, 2015 mmllmm 0

We will attempt to answer the common question “What is 5S really?” Let us start by defining 5S: 5S is a practise the results in […]

Lean_Manufacturing

What Is Lean Manufacturing?

December 26, 2015 mmllmm 0

Many have tried to answer the question: What is lean manufacturing? There are several definitions available. One way of defining it is producing value (a […]