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Back To The Future

Here is an article I wrote ten years ago, recently resurrected from the lost letter file.  I can’t remember why I wrote it or for whom. 1,475 more words

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How to Rework a Charlie Brown Tree

Last weekend, as I forked over $70 for a “live” Christmas tree, I had a flashback to a very different experience when I was still a kid.  509 more words

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A few of my favorite....books

During a recent Tea Time with The Toast Dude webinar, I shared a few of my favorite books. These are the books that I recommend to students of Lean to  76 more words

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Caramel Corn Kaizen

Holiday shopping last week at one of my favorite food places, Johnson’s Popcorn, I came upon a scene reminiscent of our Lean training video Toast Kaizen. 518 more words

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Sessions on Lean Manufacturing - History of Lean Manufacturing

This is our first video in the series “Sessions on Lean Manufacturing”. In this video, we explained the history of Lean Manufacturing, the way Toyota learnt from US auto industry and then US Auto makers learnt the basics of lean from Toyota.

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What you need to know about the Toyota Production System — David Kiger's Blog

Today, the greatest manufacturing companies around the world are increasing their competitiveness through multiple ways, reducing costs and improving their processes, which makes our world very dynamic.

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What is Value Stream Mapping in Lean Manufacturing?

Value stream mapping is a lean-management process for creating the current state and identifying a future state for the series of events that take a product or service from its supplier to the customer. 299 more words

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