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Author Ortiz, Chris A.

Title Kaizen assembly : designing, constructing, and managing a lean assembly line / Chris A. Ortiz
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Taylor & Francis, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (239 pages) : illustrations
Contents Commitment to change -- The company kaizen progam -- The basics -- The strategic purpose -- Electric Bike -- Kaizen Event Preparation -- Four weeks to go -- Waste Analysis -- Two Weeks to go -- One week to go -- The Kaizen Event -- The Electric Bike Line -- Day One -- Day Two and Day Three -- Day Four -- The Final Day -- Training and Accountability -- Moving Forward -- Coin Dispenser Manufacturer Success Story -- Final Thoughts
Summary Taking you through an actual kaizen event, this book demonstrates in detail the mindset, the processes, and the insight needed to transform your current assembly line into a lean operation. It explains how to implement waste reduction, 5S, time and motion studies, line balancing, quality-at-the-source, visual management, and workstation
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Production management.
Manufacturing processes.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Technology.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Engineering.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Production & Operations Management.
Manufacturing processes
Production management
Forschung und Entwicklung
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781420006605