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Furniture Manufacturer Implements Lean Production

How often do you see a  news article with the title – A US Furniture Manufacturer Implements Lean Production. It’s really exciting to see a report about a U.S. company investing to upgrade their facility, especially in a down economy, when all you usually read is bad news! Companies are starting to realize that many of their customer […]

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How A Lean Office Reduced Processing Time By 50%

What if I told you that by implementing lean principles in your office areas, it’s possible to reduce your administrative processing time by 50%. Would you believe me? I think I am probably hearing a “maybe, or a maybe not”, right? What if you were presented with data that clearly demonstrated how a company actually achieved this […]

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Can Your Business Satisfy Customer Needs?

The purpose of this article is to get you to ask this question: “Can your business satisfy customer needs?” This seems like a pretty straightforward question. However, it is not always that easy to get a straight-forward answer. Most business owners will tell you that they are “definitely satisfying their customer needs.” How do they […]

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How to Implement Lean Manufacturing?

The number one question that I see coming up time and time again is: How to implement lean manufacturing? As many executive management teams and business owners are being forced by the economy to step back and take a look at their operations to see how they can improve their processes, reduce costs and improve value […]

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What is Lean Production Success?

So, the key question is: What is Lean Production Success? How do you define and understand it? Every company that is seriously trying to implement lean production methodologies wants to read and hear positive things about other companies that are experiencing great results by doing the same. Anyone that says implementing lean production methods is easy is not being totally honest. It is […]

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Lean Office Organization

Here is a great video about lean office organization. It explains some simple ways to better organize a home or business office space to increase effectiveness and reduce inefficiencies. When you realize how much time is wasted just looking for things, it’s amazing how productivity increases and it seems like your not working as hard to […]

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Lean Production at GE Reduced Assembly Times by 68%

  According to an article cited in the Harvard Business Review, GE Chief Executive, Jeff Immelt said that Lean Production at GE reduced assembly times by 68% at Appliance Park in Louisville, KY where they manufacturing and assemble dishwashers. Below is an excerpt from the Financial Times article explaining how GE are moving away from their […]

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