Archive for Lean – Page 2

Lean Magnetic Dust Door Build

Lukas finds a way to make make it faster and safer to add the monkey foot to the pole at the Magnetic Dust Door build station.

Safety

Paul Akers discusses why safety is so important in Japan.

Lean Yard Trimmers

Thomas Riner, of PowerMags to fix what bugs him.

Keeping the Rope Tight

The Japan Study Mission Team learns the power of keeping the rope tight. Are you holding to your standards?

Lean Cord Retractor

Peter finds a simple solution to fix what bugs him and others.

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:

Lean 3rd Hand Contractor Pack Build

Lukas explains how he used the Lean principle of wasted motion to Lean out the 3rd Hand Contractor Pack build area.

The Art of Screwing Up

Are you failing often and failing fast?

Lean GluBot Gaskets

Lyle and Lukas work together to improve the GluBot Gasket parts area.

Lean champion drills down for Lean Construction crowd

Love when the 2 Second Lean message gets spread…particularly to the construction industry. Way to go, Ray Lota of U.S. healthcare giant Kaiser Permanent!

“…First, he said, read 2 Second Lean by Paul Akers. Recognize that small wins can mean big improvements — attempt to cut mere seconds off a process. Reduce variation, fix what bugs you and end meetings with a “plus and delta exercise” — that’s 10 or so minutes identifying what the team can do to improve or bring more value to their work. Also challenge and empower teams to identify and eliminate waste…”

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