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Lean Manufacturing vs. MRP Simulation Game

     *  An essential lean manufacturing training tool
          *  Insures that the participants understand the "WHY"
               *  Identifies and gains participants commitment
                    *  Encourages company-wide participation
                         *  Guaranteed to meet/exceed expectations

 




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Why Most Lean Transformations Fail to Meet Expectations

Most training programs jump right into the tools and techniques of lean manufacturing with little or no employee buy in. The first objective of any training program is to rally company-wide support and commitment to the change initiative. To achieve this, you need an introduction training package that effectively communicates the reason for the change, the commitment required, and the need for company-wide support and participation. Bill Gaw's, Lean Manufacturing Simulation Game is a proven solution for this challenge.

The Lean Manufacturing Simulation Game!

     What I hear... I forget, 
                               What I see... I remember,
                                                     What I do ... I understand

Bill's lean manufacturing simulation game adds pizzazz and effectiveness to a company's training program. Most important, it gains the required company-wide commitment, support and participation required for a successful, lean manufacturing transformation.
 

Action-Learning Featuring: Push vs. Pull Simulation Exercises

lean manufacturing game

Detailed instructions that describe how each exercise is set up and carried out. Also instructions on what non-participants should be watching and recording for the "after game forum."

Lean Manufacturing Simulation Game with  PowerPoint-Plus Training Package, and Push vs. Pull Video
 


Game Process Synopsis 

Active participation for 6 to 12 people with sideline observation note taking by up to 20 observers.

Teams build 20 Lego Towers in two configurations from 320 multi-colored LEGO Bricks. A timer records the cycle times and observers record pros and cons of the two methodology (MRP and LEAN).

MRP (Push) simulation includes stockroom, shop order picking and subassembly production. Time to complete: 25-45 minutes depending on team skill level.

LEAN (Pull) manufacturing simulation sets up a "one- piece" flow production line using JIT and kanbans. Time to complete: 15-25 minutes depending on team skill level.

A  most important 30 to 60 minute, post-forum initiates a discussion of the pros and cons of each methodology. This is where the learning process takes hold.

 

The Lean Manufacturing Simulation Game will clearly demonstrate the complexity of shop floor control under a standard MRP (Push) production system. The opening of shop orders, picking of parts, building of assemblies and the final product production process are carried out in real-time.

The Lean Manufacturing Simulation Game is a demonstration of how sequential production and point-of-use logistics can turn a marginally successful product line into a huge winners.

Cycle Time Management is demonstrated and recorded, pros and cons of each methodology recorded and a post exercise forum drive home the lean manufacturing paradigm. 

Simulation Exercises are easy to set up and facilitate. Detailed instructions for each are included for each of the exercises. And, the creator, Bill Gaw, is only an email away should you have any questions.

Most manufacturing simulation games fail to meet
expectations... we guarantee that our simulation
game will exceed your expectation or
you'll get a full refund.


A Customer's Testimonial:

We have been using Bill Gaw's Lean Manufacturing Simulation Game for well over five years and have used it to introduce over 40 team members to Lean Manufacturing concepts. It allows the trainees to experience the difference between the MRP "push" system vs. the Lean "pull" system. Classroom training has its' place, but this simulation really hammers home the difference between the two different scenarios. Experiencing the difference is much more powerful than simply learning about it.

Bill has also been very responsive when we have had questions or needed additional supplies or insight. I would ,without reservation, recommend thid training game! to anyone searching for a simulation to demonstrate the benefits of Lean Manufacturing.

Tom Doyle, Quality Assurance and Manufacturing Engineering
National Optronics   tdoyle@nationaloptronic.com

 

This training tool will help lean participants:

*  Better understand why and how to integrate lean manufacturing with MRP
*  Discover the power of sequential production and point-of-use inventory
*  Identify and study the basics of lean manufacturing
*  Move from "firefighting" to proactive problem solving
*  Eliminate the root cause of workplace stress


Another customer saying it even better than we can:

"Your manufacturing training materials are the easiest and fastest way to understand the practicalities of manufacturing success that I have seen in many years of management consulting activity. I intend to use them in my practice, if you
are agreeable, since I am now extending into new consulting areas."

Luis Nascimento, DMA Consultores,
Porto, Portugal

 

Our Customer List Speaks for Itself.

These companies are serious, as we know you are, about optimizing results from their lean initiatives and improving their bottom line. Below is a partial list of customers using Bill Gaw's Lean Manufacturing Simulation Training Package in their effort to transform their MRP supporters into Lean advocates and leaders:

Oakley, Inc.

Central GA Technical College

Rockwell Collins

Laser Alignment

Actuant

Dynamic Solutions

Loyalist College

Goebel Consulting Group

Lakeside manufacturing

Invacare

ATM Group

TRW Corporation

GKN Aerospace Services - SL

Honeywell/Grimes Aerospace

Metro Logic Instruments

Chiquita Brands Inc.

Waltco Truck Eqpt. Co.

Parker Hannifin Corp.

Hastings Manufacturing Co.

Dynamic Solutions

Invar Manufacturing

Maytag Appliances

Corio Consulting, LLC

Cleveland Community College

Navy Air Depot North Island

International Truck & Engine

Goebel Consulting Group, Inc.

Cardinal Health

Newport Corp.

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Excel Parnership, Inc.

National Optronics

Aearo Technologies

Christopher Hogan & Associates

NHS Institute

Systems & Mfg. Solutions Pte Ltd.

Valmont Industries

Flextronics Intl Techologia Ltda

Eagle Industries Inc.

Paris Consulting, LLC

Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals

Siemens Limited

Advanced Storage Products

Western Kentucky University

JTB Consulting

Johnson & Johnson

Medtronics CRDM

RocwellCollins

Paris Consulting, LLC

Louisiana State University

Amazon.com

Western Technical College

Australian Industry Group

GESEI Consulting S.R.I.

Jamestown Comm College

Polytechnic University of PR

Sigma Pharmaceuticals

JFS Management Group

Panasonic Electronic Devices

Glatfelter Falkenhagen GmbH

Jet Products Division

Pacific Aerospace & Electronics

What Does It Cost?

Much less than you would imagine. In fact, we make the Lean Manufacturing Simulation Game affordable so that it can fit easily within your company's training budget. We want you and your company to have the best lean manufacturing simulation game available and the best way to do that is to make it affordable.


The Lean Manufacturing Simulation Game

Retail Price: $596.00

Website Visitor's Special Price: $496.00

e-Bulletin Subscriber's take an extra $100 off:

Price: $396.00
With Free Shipping

Order your Lean Manufacturing Simulation Game today at a special price of only $396.00.  That's a savings of $200.00 and thousands of dollars less than the price of attending a relevant workshop and we'll pay the shipping cost.

 

 


Another customer saying it even better than we can:

"Bill Gaw's manufacturing simulation game is focused on the "how to." Unlike other training materials that tell you only what you need to do... Bill's simulation game presents what you need to do and then shows you how to do it."
                                
                                T.J. Imholte,
VP Integrated Systems
                                             
Advance Storage Products  
 

Our Guarantee Says it all

We are so sure that your simulation game will have the impact you desire that you can order entirely at our risk. The Lean Manufacturing Simulation Game comes with a No Risk, 100% Unconditional Money-Back Guarantee. This is a Lifetime 100% Money- Back Guarantee!  

 

Believe this, we will never consider your purchase binding until you have used  the Lean Manufacturing Simulation Game and put it into practice. We know that you, like our other customers, will be thrilled with the results. In fact, we are so convinced that your Lean Manufacturing Simulation Game will work for you that if you aren't completely satisfied for any reason at any time, simply return it for an immediate refund of your purchase price.

Remember, if you continue to work the same way, you're going to get the same results. The next move is up to you. I've shown you that our training tool is as risk free as an offer can come. You and I know that if you've read this far, you're seriously interested in improving your lean manufacturing training program and helping yourself and your company achieve their full growth and earnings potential.

 
ORDER NOW BONUS No. 1 

Push vs. Pull Video: If you order during this special LMBP offer, we will include a classic, humorous lean manufacturing video. This is the famous "Oldie but Goodie" HP video that demonstrates: Push vs. Pull systems, one-piece-flow,  stockless production, and cycle time management. It helps transform MRP supporters into lean manufacturing advocates and champions.


 

 

 
ORDER NOW BONUS No. 2 

FREE SHIPPING AND HANDLING... If you order during this special offer,  shipping and handling are free. We'll send confirmation by return email and ship your order via USPS priority mail and you'll have it in your hands in 3-4 days, (domestic shipments).
 

Three Ways To Order

Order by credit card or PayPal: If you place your order via our secure order form, shipping and handling are free. We'll send confirmation by email and ship your LEGO game and video, via USPS priority mail. (3-4 days domestic shipments).

To place your order, simply click on the below "Buy Now" button. You'll find the credit card link just below the PayPal option. . (The order form is encrypted for your security)

 Special Discount Price $396.00) 


The Ball is in Your Court

If you think this training will help your company but you're not in a position to make the buying decision, may I suggest that you discuss this training package with your leader. He/she may surprise you.
 

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