This methodology is centred on the basis that a fresh and secure working atmosphere develops into the basis of a superior production system.
The benefits of 5S include improved safety, reduced waste, and improved morale as well as added possession of the work environment and enhanced efficiency and excellence.
Value Stream Mapping
VSM is a visual implement that is able to graphically recognise material and information flow.
It also aids in the identification of value added and non value added steps in a process.
Single Minute Exchange of Dies
SMED has been intended to decrease all changeovers and setups to fewer than 10 minutes.
SMED is able to reduce setup times by up to 60 – 70% with minimum capital expense.
Just In Time
JIT is an integrated set of activities designed to achieve production using minimal inventories.
Waste is any use of the organisation’s resources that does not add value for the customer.
Problem Solving is a structured process for identifying and fixing problems through the elimination of root causes.
Teamwork focuses on techniques to improve the way groups of people interact in a work environment.
Visual Performance Measurement
Visual Performance Measurement becomes the cornerstone for Problem Solving by highlighting the highest impact opportunities for improvement.