Archive for Lean Organizations – Page 2

Chick-Fil-A you are the best!

Paul Akers recognizes Chick-Fil-A for helping out others around the world with Lean.

2019 Global Lean Leadership Summit

Mark your calendar…the 2019 Global Lean Leadership Summit will take place on Sep 22-24 in Riverside, CA hosted by Fireblast Global & Phenix Technology! This is an invite-only event. To attend, please complete the application on the website.

Welcome FP McCann Ltd.

Paul Akers welcomes FP McCann Ltd. on their Lean journey. For more information on FP McCann Ltd., visit their website.

Mark’s (FP McCann) response to Paul:

The Art of Screwing Up

Are you failing often and failing fast?

Crazy Lean Thrift Store!

Paul Akers visits a thrift store in Japan to find out just how Lean they are. Do you have a deep sense of regret to waste anything?

Total Participation

Want to see what total participation looks like in a company starting Lean? Well, watch is video shared with my be Paul at Kukoon Rugs.

Are you fixing what bugs you?

Thomas Gafgen, of Thomas P. Gafgen Cabinetmakers in Cream Ridge, New Jersey sent us this video showing genius way to store Tupperware lids! For more information on Thomas P. Gafgen Cabinetmakers, visit their website.


Paul Akers takes us along as he visits a Toto manufacturing plant, a stop on the Japan Study Mission. For more information on the Japan Study Mission, go to this page.

Zero Ambiguity

Paul Akers discusses the importance of zero ambiguity. The little things matter!

How would you like to double your production?

Paul Akers interviews Jason, of Merryweather Foam about their implementation of Lean. For more information on Merryweather Foam, visit their website.