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Insights on implementation--improving flow : collected practices and cases.

by Productivity Press.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Productivity Press, 2006Description: viii, 143 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1563273322 (alk. paper).Uniform titles: Lean manufacturing advisor.Subject(s): Business logistics -- Case studies | Industrial management -- Case studies | Industrial efficiency -- Case studies
Contents:
De-coupling and coupling : keys to better cell design -- Cell staffing options (by Vulcan Electric) -- Job shop breaks traditional rules with 1-piece flow cells -- Cells on wheels give company ability to shift course quickly -- Takt time can configure a cell -- You may need two takt times -- Reducing scrap paves the way for a big boost in capacity -- Building out of sequence is expensive -- Ford sees its future in flexibility -- Building a better body shop -- Heijunka can help eliminate production peaks and valleys -- Work speeds up as operators move -- Times, not products, set schedule -- 12-hour shifts help tire plant achieve its lean objectives -- What is in your changeover? : probably more than you need -- SMED doubles parts output for metal stamping company -- Calculating changeover costs reveals potential for savings -- Sequencing products leads to least changeover time -- Success with cardboard & duct tape -- Time to take a radical step forward -- Equipment designed through 3P makes a small startup viable citations.
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"Material originally appeared in the Lean Manufacturing Advisor, 2000-2005."

Includes bibliographical references (p 133-134) and index.

De-coupling and coupling : keys to better cell design -- Cell staffing options (by Vulcan Electric) -- Job shop breaks traditional rules with 1-piece flow cells -- Cells on wheels give company ability to shift course quickly -- Takt time can configure a cell -- You may need two takt times -- Reducing scrap paves the way for a big boost in capacity -- Building out of sequence is expensive -- Ford sees its future in flexibility -- Building a better body shop -- Heijunka can help eliminate production peaks and valleys -- Work speeds up as operators move -- Times, not products, set schedule -- 12-hour shifts help tire plant achieve its lean objectives -- What is in your changeover? : probably more than you need -- SMED doubles parts output for metal stamping company -- Calculating changeover costs reveals potential for savings -- Sequencing products leads to least changeover time -- Success with cardboard & duct tape -- Time to take a radical step forward -- Equipment designed through 3P makes a small startup viable citations.

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