Zippy is Back!

In case you missed us last time – check out our introductory video of the Zippy Car Workshop! Public Workshop  This dynamic four hour workshop enables participants to learn the basic principles of Lean Manufacturing in a no-risk environment. Principles are taught in the classroom and then practiced in a hands-on factory simulation. In three.. read more →

How to Start a Real World Lean Transformation by Live Simulation

Visions of reducing inefficiencies for real-world Lean transformation in manufacturing, distribution, and supply chain operations are only the tip of the iceberg.   Imagine what a live workplace simulation workshop can do for your organization. A couple of questions are often asked: “Why does anyone need Lean?” and “Would the time and expense of a.. read more →

Lean: Is It All or Nothing?

Lean: Is It All or Nothing? – Manufacturing Executive Community- Question posted originally on: http://www.manufacturing-executive.com/message/2637 Enrique’s answer: A company can often obtain small gains by utilizing the Lean tools.  For instance, using 5S to organize the shop floor results in immediate gains in productivity and accident prevention.  However, sustainability of the improvements depends on the.. read more →

Lean Manufacturing Basics

Lean Manufacturing grew out of the Toyota Production System or TPS. Today, Lean Manufacturing is most often referred to as Lean with its concepts and techniques being applied to many fields outside of manufacturing in sectors such as: Financial Health Services Lean Manufacturing roots go back to Henry Ford in the USA, but the techniques.. read more →