Lean Kaizen

22 03, 2024

Autonomous Maintenance Step 2: Countermeasures

By |2024-04-15T06:16:48+00:00March 22nd, 2024|Lean Kaizen|0 Comments

Objectives- Minimize Sources of Contamination & Cleaning Time: Conduct a thorough assessment of the facility to identify potential sources of contamination. Implement measures such as sealing openings, improving air filtration systems, and controlling access points to minimize contamination. Streamline [...]

20 03, 2024

Autonomous Maintenance Step 1: Initial Cleaning

By |2024-04-15T06:10:37+00:00March 20th, 2024|Lean Kaizen|0 Comments

Autonomous Maintenance (AM) is a key pillar of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), aimed at empowering operators to take care of their equipment. It involves several steps, with Step 1 being Initial Cleaning. Objectives- Create Operator Ownership: By engaging operators [...]

13 03, 2024

Lean in Hospitals

By |2024-03-15T05:54:55+00:00March 13th, 2024|Lean Kaizen|0 Comments

Lean methodology in healthcare emphasizes continuous improvement, patient safety, and employee engagement without overburdening individuals. It aligns hospital missions with daily practices, enabling more efficient, cost-effective care delivery. However, successful implementation requires a cultural shift and ongoing commitment beyond [...]

12 03, 2024

Total Quality Management (TQM)

By |2024-03-13T08:49:45+00:00March 12th, 2024|Lean Kaizen|0 Comments

Total Quality Management (TQM) evolves from basic quality principles to emphasize continuous improvement and employee involvement. TQM is vital for firms amidst cutthroat competition, meeting customer expectations while managing costs efficiently. Originating from Total Quality Control (TQC), TQM differs [...]

10 03, 2024

Standard & Standard Work

By |2024-03-13T08:45:18+00:00March 10th, 2024|Lean Kaizen|0 Comments

What is a Standard? Standards in manufacturing serve as benchmarks for performance and quality. They enable measurement of improvement, guide goal-setting, and facilitate process optimization. Regular review and refinement of standards are essential for adapting to change, meeting customer [...]

6 03, 2024

Kaizen Workshop

By |2024-03-15T06:14:20+00:00March 6th, 2024|Lean Kaizen|0 Comments

Kaizen workshops are structured team activities aimed at swiftly applying lean methods to eliminate production waste in specific shopfloor areas. Preparation includes selecting an area, defining a problem, and establishing baseline measurements. Teams are trained, and a timeframe is [...]

3 03, 2024

Kamishibai Boards

By |2024-03-13T08:39:44+00:00March 3rd, 2024|Lean Kaizen|0 Comments

Kamishibai boards offer a straightforward way to manage tasks and processes with a visual red-green card system. They enhance accountability by providing a clear overview of task status, aiding managers in monitoring progress while "walking the floor." The system [...]

28 02, 2024

What is 5S & its benefits

By |2024-03-05T04:54:39+00:00February 28th, 2024|Lean Kaizen|0 Comments

The 5 pillars are defined as Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. The most important elements among these are “Sort” and “Set in Order” as the success of improvement activities depend on them. The First Pillar: Sort [...]

25 02, 2024

Poka-Yoke Systems

By |2024-03-05T08:13:12+00:00February 25th, 2024|Lean Kaizen|0 Comments

Poka-yoke systems swiftly detect errors in processing machinery, enabling 100% inspection and prompt corrective feedback in Zero Quality Control (ZQC), ensuring minimal defects and enhanced efficiency while integrating seamlessly into production for real-time or informative post-process inspections.   Poka-Yoke [...]

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