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Tim Woods Series

No Waste Path Using Tim Woods December 2017 Skills Play a Vital Role in Lean Management November 2017 Improve Your Production Processes and say “NO” to Waste September 2017 Improve Your Motion and Waiting August 2017 Open Your Eyes to Overproduction June 2017 How Quality Control is Essential in your Lean Program April 2017 Inventory

Establishing Your Lean Strategy

Many of today’s Component Manufacturers are considering some measure of Lean implementations.  Most are based on a series of what are essentially isolated Kaizen-based waste reductions projects.  In selecting areas in their operations, a CM will look at the perceived waste (savings) available; those areas with more waste reduction potential get a higher priority.  While such a

Lean Thinking Means No Waste: No Tim Woods

Previously published in The Component Manufacturing Advertiser – November 2016 At its core, Lean means no waste. The original Lean (Six Sigma) concept defines 7 wastes (Muda) that exist in business. All process waste is categorized into one or more of these categories. The rules for these wastes apply in both manufacturing and non-manufacturing industries.