Clean to inspect: How 5S drives improvements
It offers more than workplace organization.
Apply 5S forethought: Once started it’s hard to change course
Do it right and there’s more to gain than reduced searching.
Build your brand with tools that improve your plant’s processes
Achieve velocity and increase your value to the customer.
War on waste: Observations from the shop floor to top floor
Identifying waste is easy, the challenge lies in engaging everyone to apply the tools
Get organized: shadow boards improve plant productivity
Set up tools as runners, repeaters and strangers to save time and effort.
Invest in 5S+1
Twelve people, five minutes each deliver an hour of lean enhancements per day.
Bombardier’s quest for excellence
The Montreal aerospace company’s Achieving Excellence System provides a roadmap that integrates world-class best practices.
5S: It’s not just housekeeping
Getting the most out of a clean and tidy plant.