How to Sustain Gains Achieved from Lean Management and Operational Excellence

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Achieving the results of lean management and operational excellence is difficult, but sustaining those gains seems even more challenging. The concept of lean management revolves around improving efficiency, reducing wastage, cutting costs and involving the entire team in all series of operations. Lean management and operational excellence often give results when applied in the organization […]

Five Steps of Reducing Changeover time with SMED(Single Minute Exchange of Die)

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Lean manufacturing is highly acclaimed all across the manufacturing domain. And why would it not be? After all, businesses adopting lean manufacturing saw a significant increase in their stock turnover, productivity, and waste reduction.  Among all these invaluable lean approaches, one such approach is SMED or Single Minute Exchange of Die. SMED is a process […]