Kaizen Events

Howell, Vincent W.
December 2011
Ceramic Industry;Dec2011, Vol. 161 Issue 12, p30
Trade Publication
The article discusses how the glass and ceramic industry could benefit from Kaizen events. It states that Kaizen means a continuous change for the better. Kaizen events are described by improvement consultant Greg Hart as a breakthrough process in manufacturing. It also states the preparations needed for a Kaizen event as training, goal setting, and implementation. Kaizen event users reported positive results as inventory and lead-time reduction, and productivity improvement.


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