Archive for Lean Organizations

True Manufacturing Welcome

Paul Akers welcomes True Manufacturing to the Global Lean Leadership Summit at Cambridge Engineering in St Louis on Sept 12. For more information on the Global Lean Leadership Summit, go to this link. http://www2.cambridge-eng.com/l/234672/2017-02-20/6bq42

What is a Dojo?

Paul Akers and his interpreter explain the BI Group Dojo. What an excellent opportunity to learn Lean.

Is Lean is now in your DNA?

Paul Akers visits BI Group job sites and the completed Expo Center. Lean is now in their DNA!

How does Toyota do it?

As an entrepreneur, manufacturer, author, speaker, and consultant I love questions? When people ask questions I know what they’re thinking. And if I know what they’re thinking, I have the best opportunity to help them whether it be on the shop floor in my manufacturing plant or consulting with companies around the world. Questions should come fast and furious and with as many as possible because that’s when the real learning occurs. To read more of Paul Akers’ article in the Lean Construction Blog, press here.

Making Mistakes Almost Impossible

Check out this Lean video from the guys at Pitt Meadows Plumbing. We watched this in our morning meeting.

Toyota Tier Two Supplier Visit

Spent two days working on the shop floor at Toyota tier two supplier…such a quality facility!

At Asphalt Plant

At jobsite in Pavlador

How to order at Kurt Sushi

Paul Akers explains how to order food at Kurt Sushi, his favorite Lean sushi restaurant.

Need a Huddle Wall?

Huddlewall is a tool to enable “digital transformation” of the LEAN planning process on construction projects. Looks like they are on the right track!