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I'm hosting a "How to Sustain Your 5S Improvements" workshop for AME (The Association for Manufacturing Excellence) http://www.ame.org/event/ame-dine-learn-how-finally-sustain-your-5s-improvements on Tuesday February 21st at 6:00 p.m. in Tewksbury, Ma. Check out more information on AME's …Continue
One of the most challenging Set in Order steps for 5S practitioners is getting floor tape to last in heavily traveled areas. I've written a free report found here about this exact topic but for now here's a quick tip.
Assuming your using heavy duty tape with pressure sensitive adhesive make sure to tamp the tape into the surface.…Continue
Here’s a quick trick to stay focused on an area you’re looking to improve.
Let’s say you’re interested in improving the sustainability of your 5S process. One way to do this is to go the gemba (where the work is done) and find something done right. For example, maybe during your walk you find a tool placed properly on a shadow board or you see someone from your team replacing some…Continue
The fifth 5S Management Must is to Focus on the People and their 5S Efforts.
As with any improvement process it's important to remember that there are real people involved. Beyond them just being co-workers many of them are fathers, mothers, or someone's son or daughter. They're human beings. The best practice to motivate people is to praise them on their efforts. Let them know you noticed. It's really that simple. When you see someone follow the 5S standards such as putting…Continue
Hi, I am guiding a team at ceramic industry for 5S, currently in our region there is no such industry which we can consider as benchmark. So if anyone has good example for such type of industry then…Continue
Some Glimps for best office 5S required for referenceContinue