June 18, 2013: Basic HUD-1 documents can be prepared in approximately 5 minutes. Visionet accurately processes 30,000 HUD-1 documents each month, achieving Six Sigma quality levels.
June 18, 2013: Logistical innovation and efficiency, such as lean manufacturing, can help American entrepreneurs gain an edge over offshore or domestic competitors that otherwise wield manufacturing cost advantages.
June 17, 2013: Matrix Systems launched the Lean initiative with a company-wide training that included all employees both local and remote.
June 15, 2013: “The key to factory floor control is good visibility,” says John Leiber, president of Factivity Inc. “This provides a window into all of your production and factory floor activities.” And this window, in turn, facilitates what he calls “a systemized and controlled approach to lean production management.”
June 15, 2013: IMEC and the Kishwaukee College Center for Business Development and Continuing Education celebrated the successful completion of the latest Lean Continuous Improvement Series for manufacturers last week. This marks the fifth series for the two organizations since beginning the joint manufacturing outreach program in 2010.
June 5, 2013: While Calgary boasts a large manufacturing sector, employing 49,600 people in 1,769 companies, the local workforce does not have the legacy manufacturing knowledge in key manufacturing tools, such as lean, that many other manufacturing towns have
June 4, 2013: Students will learn how to integrate theories of business, statistics, and the elimination of waste to achieve tangible results. Instruction will take place in class and online, and will include projects, discussions, and hands-on applications.
June 4, 2013: Evana introduced AAM to a less costly Lean Manufacturing approach that would use the same number of operators as the automated line, but allow the flexibility to use fewer operators for smaller volumes.
June 3, 2013: “When Lean works properly, and this is a perfect example, you increase capacity and you don’t lay people off,” Lund said.
May 31, 2013: “Kaizen Express” is a concise but precise illustrated guide to the fundamentals of the Toyota Production System (TPS) and how to implement them.