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Just in Time Manufacturing Examples for Production

Manufacturing within companies have evolved over several years and Toyota has been one of the key players to revolutionize manufacturing through adopting just-in-time (JIT) as part of their lean manufacturing system. The methodology of this generally customed to minimize and decrease the production timeline and only produce what is required by the customer. This [...]

By |January 18th, 2021|Lean Articles|Comments Off on Just in Time Manufacturing Examples for Production

The Kanban Implementation Steps for Manufacturing

For a successful implementation of Kanban within manufacturing, you must ensure you have set right environment for it. The further you are from ideal situation; the more work is required to implement this system. Following are ideal situations which should be considered during Kanban implementation steps: Keep constant prediction about demand for products. Have [...]

By |January 4th, 2021|Lean Articles|Comments Off on The Kanban Implementation Steps for Manufacturing

When to Use a Standard Operating Procedure for the Kitchen

The permit to use a kitchen for business purposes can be achieved from agency’s depending on types of products and food items you produce. You will be responsible to know and adhere to all guidelines, requirements, codes of conduct issued by governmental agencies. This can be controlled through SOP’s where it is defined how [...]

By |December 21st, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on When to Use a Standard Operating Procedure for the Kitchen

Definition of Fishbone Diagram and When to Use It

Introduction The fishbone diagram, also known as the Ishikawa diagram, is a cause and effect diagram. This tool helps to identify potential causes and find the root cause of a specific problem. Furthermore, then it helps in identifying, analyzing, and improving quality issues. Sometimes it can also be useful to identify what can go [...]

By |December 7th, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on Definition of Fishbone Diagram and When to Use It

How Your Business Benefits of Continuous Improvement

Introduction Anyone who has been in business worldwide for any period, will be familiar with the concept of continuous improvement. The logic is simple and self-explanatory and is all about continually improving your processes and how you do things in general. Benefits of Continuous Improvement There are several benefits of continuous improvement. Some of [...]

By |November 23rd, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on How Your Business Benefits of Continuous Improvement

Value Stream Mapping Tutorial for Lean Manufacturing

Introduction Value stream mapping (VSM) is a tool used in lean manufacturing to minimize the waste (increases efficiency and value production). Lean manufacturing is fully about minimizing waste and adding value to your products and services. Value stream mapping starts with analyzing the current state which is how the organisation currently delivers its products [...]

By |November 9th, 2020|Lean Articles|Comments Off on Value Stream Mapping Tutorial for Lean Manufacturing

What are Quality Objectives for a Manufacturing Company?

What are Quality Objectives? TQM (Total Quality Management) is a customer-focused process that drives continual improvement of business operations. The goal is to ensure all associated employees work toward common goals to improve the products or services provided by the organization. It is an ideal way for business activities to be carried out by [...]

By |October 26th, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on What are Quality Objectives for a Manufacturing Company?

Training Needs Analysis Questions for Employees

Training needs analysis (TNA) is not a new concept in the corporate world and it has been used for decades for the skills enhancement of employees. Basically, it is an organized process that can be used by any organization for defining the training needs of its employees which also assures clear gap identification in [...]

By |October 12th, 2020|Lean Articles|Comments Off on Training Needs Analysis Questions for Employees

Benefits of Using ISO 9001 Consultants

ISO 9001 is an internationally recognized standard that describe the necessary and particular requirements for a QMS (Quality Management System). This standard is used by various organizations in order to validate their capability to continually offer quality products and services that not only fulfill customers’ needs, but also meet the regulatory requirements in a [...]

By |September 28th, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on Benefits of Using ISO 9001 Consultants

Why Do We Need Standard Operating Procedures?

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are well-documented processes or procedures that an organization must keep in place to make sure that products and services are being delivered smoothly and consistently. SOPs are commonly utilized to demonstrate conformity with operational practices or regulations. They are documenting how jobs are to be carried out within any company. [...]

By |September 14th, 2020|Quality Articles|Comments Off on Why Do We Need Standard Operating Procedures?