'Kick-off 5S And Visual Controls In A Small Company'

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'Kick-off 5S And Visual Controls In A Small Company'

Time: January 26, 2011 to January 27, 2011
Location: Adams Campbell Co
City/Town: City of Industry, CA 91745
Website or Map: http://www.ame.org/index.php?…
Phone: AME Office: 224-232-5980, email: schandler@ame.org
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: AME
Latest Activity: Jan 21, 2011

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Event Description

Come participate and learn as Adams Campbell creates change and improves using 5S!  There will be up to three Kaizen events taking place.  We will improve the shop operations, implement visual controls and develop a 5S program and strategy for the business.

You will be given four hours of 5S, Visual Controls and Kaizen education and tools before participating in the actual event that begins after lunch on January 26.  That afternoon and the next day you will be participant in one of the Visual Controls or 5S Kaizens.

Participant Benefits

  • Learn a structured approach to the 5S process by becoming an active participant.
  • Learn to implement simple visual controls to monitor and plan activities
  • Learn strategy for how to engage your workforce in problem-solving and continuous improvement implementation.
  • Experiment with new ideas that you can take home to your company.
  • Experience the benefits of working in an empowered workforce culture.
  • Learn and apply Lean Tools in the Kaizen.

Who Should Attend

  • Small company managers and leaders.
  • Change Agents
  • Lean Practitioners
  • CI Managers, Sponsors, or Champions
  • Anyone interested in strengthening their shop organization, quality and productivity.


Host Company:  Adams Campbell
Adams Campbell Co, established in 1909, is a precision metal fabrication job shop manufacturing simple stampings to complex fabricated metal parts. They have 40 associates and an 110,000 square foot facility equipped with the latest technology and equipment. They are just beginning their Lean Journey and are starting with developing a strong 5S program to engage and educate their associates.


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