Archive for Lean Organizations

Are you Standardizing?

Dale of Klime-Ezee shows us how he not only made an awesome 2 Second improvement, but also made it a standard.

Are you reading Shakespeare to a starving man?

Filipe Marques, of Torre, once again shares his profound Lean observations with us!

Are you making Lean fun?

The guys at Cambridge Engineering made this video. Nothing like having fun at work!

Lean is so Subtle

Paul Akers discusses how sometime you have to pay close attention to see subtle Lean.

Cambridge Engineering Videos

Cambridge’s Growth Journey has included 3300 Videos produced by a 100 person firm over a two year period. Marc Braun – President of Cambridge Engineering shares how this has been utilized to help employee engagement. Here is a playlist he put together.

Lean Jig

Another 2 Second Lean improvement from Pitt Meadows Plumbing showing how something as simple and a jig can be Lean and save a lot of time!

Can you see waste?

We received this from a former FastCap employee, “An 11 box order that could fit in one box. Went from 44 lbs to 10 lbs! Miss you Paul & all my Fastcap family!!! Take care!! Cindy”

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Lean Inspiration

The folks at Stokes & Rowe Ltd, posted this: “We believe a big part of Lean culture is the exchange of ideas- our latest blog post is on our inspiration, FastCap.” Press here to read their entire post.

The 8 Wastes: Accountability Style

Filipe Marques, of Torre, discusses the 8 Waste using accountability examples!

Lean Swimming

Just a few changes can make a big difference. Put your customers first!