Lean Manufacturing

Lean food manufacturing webinar: still time to register
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The Greencore boss will focus on how lean and green manufacturing techniques have delivered quantifiable benefits to the convenience food manufacturer. Key to the success of implementing lean manufacturing techniques was motivating and engaging …

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Reporter's Notebook: Cold first flights but many warm people in 28 years of …
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Another team I met was focused on quality in a different way, when in 1993 I wrote a story on the “door project.” This was an early effort to develop lean manufacturing, focused on a small escape hatch for the 737. The team of union machinists in …

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How Marks & Spencer does lean and green business
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FMCG improvement specialist, Simon Spanyol will draw on many years' experience of lean manufacturing at Mars and elsewhere to offer advice on practical implementation of lean. Lauras International, partner, Jeremy Praud will deliver an overview of the …

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All About Flex: Lean Manufacturing and NPIP for Flexible Circuits
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Many companies are familiar with lean manufacturing concepts and have successfully used these techniques to improve manufacturing processes. Lean techniques, while most often used in printed circuit fabrication and assembly operations, can also be …

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Get lean with value creation automation
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But Lean manufacturing can be a nightmare if not properly implemented. Though it makes sense to hire the right resources for the implementation and execution of lean processes, it may be a while before you actually start seeing results in monetary terms.

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Hess Exports First Bakken Crude
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It cites the application of its so-called Lean manufacturing techniques on its wells as being "among the lowest cost and most productive in the Bakken." In 2015, Hess sold a 50% interest in its Bakken midstream assets and formed a joint venture with …

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USG Corporation's (USG) CEO James Metcalf on Q1 2016 Results – Earnings Call …
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Welcome to the Q1 2016 USG Corporation earnings call. My name is John. I will be your operator for today's call. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. Please note that this …

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Toyota's supply chain woes hold a lesson for all manufacturers
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Earthquakes that have wracked southern Japan in recent days have had a major impact on companies such as automaker Toyota, which is renowned worldwide for its lean manufacturing processes. Toyota is experiencing the painful flip side of running so …

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Lean manufacturing webinar to focus on four themes
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The themes likely to feature in the free, one-hour online seminar were: Going beyond compliance, encourage change across the whole business, understanding the size of the prize and how audits support lean manufacturing. “Working together with the …

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Today's Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ
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TM 1.26 % The car maker shut 26 assembly lines nationwide this week due to production halts by a supplier, showing the company's lean manufacturing system remains vulnerable to disasters, the WSJ's Yoko Kubota KUBTY 2.37 % reports. Other auto …

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Japan Earthquakes Rattle Toyota's Vulnerable Supply Chain
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Toyota's decision to shut 26 car assembly lines this week nationwide due to production halts by a supplier shows how the auto maker's lean manufacturing system, often viewed as a model of efficiency, can be impacted by disasters. The latest shutdowns …

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