TITLE

Kaizen Events

AUTHOR(S)
Howell, Vincent W.
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Ceramic Industry;Dec2011, Vol. 161 Issue 12, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
70932377

 

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