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One more from Taiichi Ohno
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Image source: https://history-biography.com Do you know that in 1970's the Western world was disturbed by the Japanese manufacturers? The Japanese had captured a substantial share of the US market and were offering products that even the domestic manufacturers were not able...
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Friday Fact – Uncover the Hidden Inefficiencies
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Did you know, Jidoka has been helping organizations like Toyota build extra-ordinary quality since more than even 125 years before Industry 4.0? It was used in automated weaving machine by Japanese inventor Sakichi Toyoda. This was further developed by Toyota & then included...
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Five S
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What is 5s? 5S is a system to reduce waste and optimize productivity through maintaining an orderly workplace and using visual cues to achieve more consistent operational results. The term refers to five steps – sort, set in order, shine,...
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Lean Manufacturing
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What is Lean Manufacturing? Lean manufacturing is a continuous way of producing what the customer wants, when they want it, at a price they are prepared to pay and using the least amount of resources. The core idea behind lean...
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