Continuous improvement isn’t enough: Industry 4.0 sets a new bar
Technology allows manufacturers to consider their processes differently, and drastically improve upon them.
Visitors are your best auditors: feedback delivers opportunities for improvement
Fresh eye of new employees, suppliers, sales reps and customers are always the best to question or confirm the effectiveness of processes.
Invest in 5S+1
Twelve people, five minutes each deliver an hour of lean enhancements per day.
What’s the rush?
You could be committing Kamikaze Kaizen.
Inside Maintenance: Implementing ISO 50001
NRCan offers tools that will help validate improvement initiatives and verify ongoing performance.
Bombardier’s quest for excellence
The Montreal aerospace company’s Achieving Excellence System provides a roadmap that integrates world-class best practices.
Tactics should be designed to minimize the consequences of equipment failure.