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The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. While consumer products manufacturers are relatively recent adopters of lean programs, they are already achieving value through a firm commitment to understanding how lean will affect their business processes. Those who are eager to begin the lean journey, however, must learn how to prioritize the metrics that matter, and frequently measure them in order to monitor the effectiveness of the program. Discover why it works.

LEAN SIX SIGMA KAIZEN: The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers Source: SAP Document Type: White Paper Description: While consumer products manufacturers are relatively recent adopters of lean programs, they are already achieving value through a firm commitment to understanding how lean will affect their business processes. Those who are eager to begin the lean journey, however, must learn how to prioritize the metrics that matter, and frequently measure them in
2/29/2008 11:15:00 AM

Lean Manufacturing
In the manufacturing arena, lean is a top topic. And though companies expect a big payoff from the lean approach to manufacturing—including increases in production capacity and product quality, reduced production time and inventories, etc.—there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ philosophy of applying lean principles to every manufacturing organization. Find out how you need to view lean to get the most out of it for your particular organization.

LEAN SIX SIGMA KAIZEN: Lean Manufacturing Lean Manufacturing Source: Glovia International Document Type: White Paper Description: In the manufacturing arena, lean is a top topic. And though companies expect a big payoff from the lean approach to manufacturing—including increases in production capacity and product quality, reduced production time and inventories, etc.—there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ philosophy of applying lean principles to every manufacturing organization. Find out how you need to view lean to get the
9/23/2013 3:27:00 PM

Five Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean
Lean is not an overnight quick-fix; it is an unending commitment. As lean thinking has evolved and the concepts broadened, lean advocates have come to recognize that enterprise resource planning (ERP) and lean work together very well. In this paper, read about how five lean principles are supported and enhanced by comprehensive information control and the management tools that one end-to-end enterprise software suite delivers.

LEAN SIX SIGMA KAIZEN: Can Help You Implement Lean Five Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean Source: Epicor Document Type: White Paper Description: Lean is not an overnight quick-fix; it is an unending commitment. As lean thinking has evolved and the concepts broadened, lean advocates have come to recognize that enterprise resource planning (ERP) and lean work together very well. In this paper, read about how five lean principles are supported and enhanced by comprehensive information control and the management tools that one
4/27/2012 9:28:00 AM

Lean Simplified: Part 1
Take advantage of expertise about lean manufacturing. With all the discussion, books, Web sites, and other materials on the topic of lean manufacturing, it’s hard to know which resources are credible—much less understand the mounds of information. The first part of this series breaks down the definition of lean manufacturing into easy-to-digest concepts and shares the real-life example of a supplier of remanufactured solvents that is working toward the goal of lean. Get tips on how to determine what you need in your production operation and why.

LEAN SIX SIGMA KAIZEN: Lean Simplified: Part 1 Lean Simplified: Part 1 Source: ProcessPro Software Document Type: White Paper Description: With all the discussion, books, Web sites, and other materials on the topic of lean manufacturing, it’s hard to know which resources are credible—much less understand the mounds of information. The first part of this series breaks down the definition of lean manufacturing into easy-to-digest concepts and shares the real-life example of a supplier of remanufactured solvents that is
7/14/2009 11:53:00 AM

Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment
Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy, enabled and supported by various techniques, to eliminate non-value adding activity. However, aerospace and defense (A&D) government regulations impose very different business practices from those followed in the commercial sector. Can lean manufacturing principles really work in A&D? The answer: it depends on the architecture of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

LEAN SIX SIGMA KAIZEN: Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment Source: Consona/Relevant Business Systems Document Type: White Paper Description: Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy, enabled and supported by various techniques, to eliminate non-value adding activity. However, aerospace and defense (A&D) government regulations impose very different business practices from those followed in the commercial sector. Can lean
5/16/2007 4:08:00 PM

On-demand Manufacturing: A Formula for the Perfect Lean Market, and an Imperative in Today’s Economic Climate
For today’s small to medium manufacturers, increasing the bottom line while optimizing efficiency poses an increasingly difficult challenge, especially in our current economic crisis. This, coupled with competition in a global environment, puts manufacturers in a tight spot. Discover the key challenges facing small to medium manufacturers, and the on-demand solutions you can leverage to sustain and win business.

LEAN SIX SIGMA KAIZEN: Formula for the Perfect Lean Market, and an Imperative in Today’s Economic Climate On-demand Manufacturing: A Formula for the Perfect Lean Market, and an Imperative in Today’s Economic Climate Source: Technology Evaluation Centers Document Type: TEC Report Description: For today’s small to medium manufacturers, increasing the bottom line while optimizing efficiency poses an increasingly difficult challenge, especially in our current economic crisis. This, coupled with competition in a global
11/24/2008 4:47:00 PM

Technology Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain
Transforming an enterprise to a lean supply chain requires both enabling technology and discipline. By following some specific guidelines to extend lean methodology, you can proceed through your supply chain transformation to become effectively lean.

LEAN SIX SIGMA KAIZEN: Technology Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain Technology Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain Michael Bittner - September 14, 2005 Read Comments Introduction As described in Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain , lean manufacturing can be extended beyond the shop floor and into other supply chain processes. To do this, companies must assess their production environment and supply chain activities. By keeping in mind some guidelines, a company can effectively transform the supply chain
9/14/2005

Implementing Kanban Alternatives in Lean Manufacturing
Kanban—the Japanese term for physical or visual signs that trigger replenishment, which can be a useful part of lean manufacturing—is not a good fit in some situations. Alternatives to kanban can also eliminate waste in lean production by addressing inventory, materials, and replenishment process needs. Learn more on how you can find alternatives to kanban to make your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system “leaner.”

LEAN SIX SIGMA KAIZEN: Implementing Kanban Alternatives in Lean Manufacturing Implementing Kanban Alternatives in Lean Manufacturing Source: Aptean Document Type: White Paper Description: Kanban—the Japanese term for physical or visual signs that trigger replenishment, which can be a useful part of lean manufacturing—is not a good fit in some situations. Alternatives to kanban can also eliminate waste in lean production by addressing inventory, materials, and replenishment process needs. Learn more on how you can find
9/4/2008 1:35:00 PM

Managing Costs More Effectively: Sustaining a Lean Organization in Demanding Times
All midsize and larger companies think they have systems in place to manage costs, so they give this issue little ongoing thought. They may be blind to the limitations of the systems they’re using and the improvements to cost management they can achieve. This paper identifies the information technology (IT) components used in cost management to enable finance executives to identify areas of improvement.

LEAN SIX SIGMA KAIZEN: More Effectively: Sustaining a Lean Organization in Demanding Times Managing Costs More Effectively: Sustaining a Lean Organization in Demanding Times Source: SAP Document Type: White Paper Description: All midsize and larger companies think they have systems in place to manage costs, so they give this issue little ongoing thought. They may be blind to the limitations of the systems they’re using and the improvements to cost management they can achieve. This paper identifies the information technology (
1/30/2012 4:22:00 PM

Sorting Through the ERP, Lean MFG, APS, and MES Clutter – Part 3 » The TEC Blog
Sorting Through the ERP, Lean MFG, APS, and MES Clutter – Part 3 » The TEC Blog TEC Blog     TEC Home     About TEC     Contact Us     About the Bloggers     Follow TEC on Twitter    RSS   Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts

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29-12-2010

Executive Guide to Lean Manufacturing: Making Lean Work for You
Yet few people have a complete picture of lean manufacturing, or know how to truly make it work. but now you can get a clear, concise explanation o...

LEAN SIX SIGMA KAIZEN: Executive Guide to Lean Manufacturing: Making Lean Work for You Executive Guide to Lean Manufacturing: Making Lean Work for You Lean manufacturing has become legendary for the shop floor efficiencies and company profits it can deliver. Yet few people have a complete picture of lean manufacturing, or know how to truly make it work But now you can get a clear, concise explanation of exactly what lean manufacturing is, the principles behind it, and how your company can enjoy the bottom-line benefits , in
2/24/2009


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