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What does the Shine step of 5S mean to you?

As we all know there are 5 steps to 5S. Many folks think Shine is just the cleaning. What does the Shine step mean to you? What do you do?…

Started by David Visco in Ask the Expert

2 Oct 9, 2014
Reply by David Visco

5S Competition between the teams : 5S BEST TEAM

Hello all, In our firma we want tu put a rule for a new kind of competition : The best team 5S . For this we need to put the critérium and…

Started by sioud bader in Ask the Expert

0 Oct 8, 2014

width of floor tape - is it really all that important?

I had a conversation with a potential customer last week who said  none of the floor tapes he's tried in the past from other companies work…

Started by David Visco in Ask the Expert

0 Aug 19, 2014

How often to Audit?

I work in the Pharmaceutical industry, and we have been working with teams to implement 5S in our production suites.  Some suites have been…

Started by Lorraine Payson in Ask the Expert

9 Jun 24, 2014
Reply by Lorraine Payson

How do you keep momentum with your 5S program?

Please provide your ideas on how your company and/or your department has kept moving forward with your 5S program. Many companies hit it ha…

Started by Barbara Visco in Ask the Expert

5 Jun 23, 2014
Reply by Flexpipe

Duct tape residue removal - help

Hi there  - I was at a clients site the other day. They had previously used a lot of duct tape on benches and floors.   Goo Gone has not wo…

Started by David Visco in Ask the Expert

3 Apr 9, 2014
Reply by Antoni Fonseca

5S Documented best practices

Hi May i ask if there are any documented 5S best practices that you can share? I want to benchmark on this so that during the presentation…

Started by Christian Salazar in Ask the Expert

1 Dec 6, 2013
Reply by Community Manager

Audit Questions

I work in a medical laboratory and we are implementing 5S practices. We have auditors from various departments that audit different areas m…

Started by Patricia Daschoudhury-Lessa in Ask the Expert

3 Jul 5, 2013
Reply by Patricia Daschoudhury-Lessa

The easiest way to sustain your 5S program

One complaint I here all to often from people I meet at tradeshows and conferences is "we tried 5S but it didnt stick". I then ask if Sr Ma…

Started by David Visco in Ask the Expert

2 Jun 12, 2013
Reply by David Visco

Paint or tape or both? Which do you prefer for your aisle marking.

A significant topic of discussion regarding 5S other than sustainabiity concerns is what should be used to mark off the floors - tape or pa…

Started by David Visco in Ask the Expert

0 Jun 3, 2013


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