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 Lean Manufacturing: "Back to Basics"

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Lean Manufacturing is not an "add water and stir" initiative. It requires:
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   Part Shortages
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                          Late Shipments
                                 Customer Complaints
                                       End-Of-Month Scramble



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Why Do Most Lean Manufacturing Initiatives Fail to Meet Expectations?

A while back, the Aberdeen Group, published their “Lean Bench-mark Report.” Of close to 300 manufacturers that participate in this study, 90% reported that they are committed to LEAN. However, further analysis found that less than 20% of these companies can be considered best-in-class. The report went on to say: "Companies that have achieved operational excellence through the deploy-ment of a lean strategy share this important characteristic:

"Dedication to basics such as streamlining processes, creating a well ordered work environment, and ongoing continuous improvement programs (Kaizen)."

Lean Manufacturing Success...
It's the BASICS, Friend!


Henry Ford: Creating the BASICS

Henry Ford first introduced manufacturing basics at his River Rouge operation in 1920. Using these basics as a basis for his production line concept, the Model T Ford plant was able to go from receipt of iron ore to casting the engine block, and to ship-ment of the machined engine block in a final assembled car in an astonishing forty-eight hours.


The Japanese used Ford's manufacturing basics, Juran's quality basics and Deming's management basics to create the foundation for achieving world class manufacturing commonly referred to as the Toyota Production System.

Vince Lombardi: Mastering the BASICS

Many years ago Vince Lombardi led the Green Bay Packers football team to unprecedented success by having an almost obsessive focus on doing the BASICS very well. 

It’s amazing how many individuals and companies have great visions yet fail to achieve their full growth and earning potentials. They're a lot like the Green Bay Packers' football team before the arrival of Vince Lombardi... all the potential in the world but with not enough focus on executing the BASICS of their business and profession. 

Bill Gaw's 8-Basics to Lean Manufacturing Success


If you've ever said, "There must be a better way." 
... there is, and it's not more computerization!

 Lean Manufacturing Transformation

"Do you want to optimize your lean transformation success? If so, you need to identify and master the basics of lean manufacturing. Many historic, recurring day-to-day problems (perhaps the same problems that plague your operation) can be permanently eliminated by a tenacious execution of Bill Gaw's "8-Basics of Kaizen Based Lean Manufacturing™."   

     Lean Manufacturing Transformation Training via Bill Gaw's, PowerPoint-Plus, Training Tutorial: The "8-Basics of
Kaizen Based Lean Manufacturing" (KBLM)

8-Basics for eliminating part shortages
8-Basics for improving inventory utilization
8-Basics for reducing scrap and rework
*  8-Basics for improving on time deliveries
8-Basics for improving customer satisfaction
8-Basics for eliminating non-value-added costs
8-Basics for exceeding goals and expectations
8-Basics for creating a fun working environment
8-Basics for earning recognition and rewards
8-Basics for reducing work place stress.

Lean Manufacturing Transformation Training...
It's the BASICS, friend!

In their efforts to draw closer to customers, many manufacturers have lost focus on what should be a company’s primary success factor – mastering the basics of their business and profession. Like Vince Lombardi, who achieved success by having his team focus on the mastery of football basics, we need to have our manufacturing teams identify and master the basics of lean manufacturing. No lean manufacturing transformation will meet expectations without first  indentifying and then mastering Bill Gaw's 8-Basics of Kaizen Based Lean Manufacturing.

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