you've ever said, "There must be a better way" ... there is, and it's not more computerization!
your company need to increase speed, improve quality while
Is customer satisfaction important to you company's future?
your team want to eliminate the high cost and mega stress of
fire-fighting, and problem
you want to gain control of your day-to-day activities and
create a fun work environment
with a reduced stress level?
everyone want to reach their full growth and earning potential?
you answered YES to any of these questions, you no doubt will find value
for whatever time you spend reviewing the content of this web page. If you
are in search of a better way to run your business, you have come to the
right place. Here you will find the details of our
Lean Manufacturing Assessment
and Planning Project.
There are 3-Prerequistes for
Not all of company
improvement activity leads
to bottom-line results. What
is worse, some improvements
do not always add value to
the customer. Some lean
efforts are nothing more
than cost reductions that
create roadblocks to lean
Value stream mapping is the
best method for guiding the
increasing customer value.
The most value in value
stream mapping is being able
to see and understand the
whole value stream process.
Departmental cost reductions
are usually quick fixes
accomplished at the expense
of others and eventually are
lost due to inadequate
process management. Mapping
helps to prioritize kaizen
efforts aimed at making a
bigger impact for customers
satisfaction instead of just
a shotgun approach. Finally,
value stream maps help
everyone agree on the
current state and what their
future state would look like. With this
shared vision, everyone
begins to move forward as a
team and lean
implementations exceed expectations.
Our 5-Day, Lean
and Planning Project
(80 percent of the project
is accomplished in the
Your Lean Manufacturing, Black Belt
Certification by University of
Kentucky, Lean Manufacturing Black Belt
and CPIM certified by APICS.
Co-author of the
how-to book "The Kaizen Event
Planner: Achieving Rapid Improvement
in Office, Service and Technical
Environments." Co-developer of the
Lean mapping tool
"Metrics-Based Process Mapping: An
Excel-based Solution" Both published
by Productivity Press
For a more compete biography of
of factory and support
* Select product line
and establish project
* Value stream mapping
and gap analysis review and
* Lean Manufacturing
principles and techniques
review and discussions
* LEAN vs. MRP
demonstrating the .benefits
depending on type of
Day 2-3. Value Stream
Working with the
management team, Mike
guides them through a
lean manufacturing assessment
via our value stream mapping
process. The Objective:
Create their "Current State"
Day 3-4. Gap Analysis and
"Future State" Map
your management team, Mike
guides them through their
gap analysis and the
development of their "Future
Day 5. Finalize Lean
Manufacturing Map and
your management team, Mike
guides them in finishing
their Lean Manufacturing Map
and the development and
documentation of their
Lean Manufacturing Implementation Plan.
Transforming from the
"Current State" Map to your
"Future State" Map will
be a journey requiring
and tenacious perform-ance
management. The rewards of
implementation of the plan will
be many and your management
team will take pride in:
implementing a lean initiative to improve their
operations performance... Benefit:
Greater contribution to their company's bottom line.
* Improving the quality of communication and speed of execution of customer requirements improving customer responsiveness and satisfaction...Benefit:
Additional "supplier of choice" awards from existing and potential customers.
of proactive, continuous improvements to increase and accelerate positive change ...
Benefit: Increased speed, improved quality and
the elimination of non-value-added activities and related costs.
The implementing of a motivational performance
management system improving the spirit and morale of individuals, teams, and organizations.
Benefit: Retention of critical knowledge and skills of "high contribution" employees
via reductions in workplace stress and
improvement in organization morale.
For more than 15 years, our 1700 plus customers and 15,000 plus
Manufacturing Forum members have looked to Business Basics as a trusted developer of
lean initiative training materials... knowledge and implementation know-how that's helping individuals and companies exceed their goals and expectations.
Our customer list speaks for itself. These companies are serious, as we know you are, about optimizing their company results and improving their bottom line. To review a partial list of Business Basics’
less than you would imagine. In fact, we make
your project affordable
so that it can fit within your company's training budget. We
want you and your company to learn how to get lean and/or leaner and the best way to do that is to make it affordable.
Assessment, Gap Analysis, and
Plan" budget would be
for 40 onsite hours, with price held
to a fixed fee of $9,500.00
(plus minimum traveling expense).
Our Guarantee Says it
Believe this, we will
never consider your purchase binding until you have reviewed the
finished project. We are certain that you will be thrilled with
the results. In fact, we are
so convinced that the
lean six assessment,
gap analysis, and lean
will work for you that if you aren't
completely satisfied for any reason at any time during the project,
simply halt the project and we'll return your fee. You simply can't
One of our satisfied
clients said it even better than we can …
Lean Assessment and Action Plan was a key contributor to a successful return to
profitability at Eaton Leonard Technologies after we purchased the company
out of bankruptcy. Stillman and Gaw,
Inc. contributed greatly to improved manufacturing
perfor-mance and a successful financial turnaround.."
Zimmerman, CEO, Zimmerman Industries
if you continue to work the same way, you're going to get the same
results. The next move is up to you. We've shown you that
our Lean Manufacturing Assessment,
Gap Analysis, and
is as risk free as an offer can come.
How do we get started?
if you have read this far, you must be seriously considering getting some outside help
in your pursuit of higher
growth and earnings.
A pre-assessment meeting is suggested to assure that there
is mutual understanding and agreement about:
structure and objective of your program
level of involvement and commitment required
* Team members' roles, expectations and selection
Our preference is to meet with the
Owner/CEO and Operations leader at
the factory site where the proposed project would take place.
A morning "get acquainted" meeting and plant tour is
usually sufficient to cover the above subjects and establish mutual
understanding of project objectives and expectations. If agreement
is reached and the project is approved, a project time schedule is
If the factory site is in Southern California, there
is no charge for this meet-ing. If it is outside Southern California,
we ask that the potential client to budget for travel expenses.
Don't miss out,
Mike's availability is
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To schedule your free get acquainted meeting, contact Bill Gaw at: 760-945-5596 or email him at:email@example.com
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