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The MRP-LEAN Manufacturing Simulation Game

     *  An MRP-LEAN manufacturing training tool
          *  Insures participants understand the "Need"
               * Gains lean transformation commitment
                    *  Encourages company-wide participation
                         *  Guaranteed to meet/exceed expectations




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Why Most Lean Manufacturing Transformations Still 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 transformation program needs to be the securing of company-wide understanding, support and commitment to the program.

To achieve this, you need an introduction session that effectively communicates the reason for the change, the commitment required, and need for company-wide support and participation. Bill Gaw's, simulation game provides MRP and LEAN factory floor simulation exercises that provide a proven solution for the challenge.

The MRP-LEAN Manufacturing
Simulation Game!

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

Bill's MRP-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,  MRP-LEAN Manufacturing transformation.

 

Action-Learning via: 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 their thoughts for the "after game forum."


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 (PUSH) and (PULL).

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

PULL manufacturing simulation sets up a "one- piece" flow production cell 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.

 

MRP-LEAN Manufacturing Simulation Game clearly demonstrate the complexity of shop floor control under standard MRP production systems. The opening of shop orders, picking of parts, building of assemblies and the final product production process are carried out in real-time.

MRP-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 winner.

MRP-LEAN Manufacturing Simulation Game clearly demonstrate  improved workplace culture via the introduction of self-directed, empowered work teams.

MRP-LEAN Manufacturing Simulation Game identifies quality improvements via one-up, one-down inspection transformation.

MRP-LEAN Manufacturing Simulation Game monitors and records, pros and cons of each methodology and a post exercise forum drive home the MRP-LEAN Manufacturing paradigm. 

MRP-LEAN Manufacturing Simulation Game is easy to set up and facilitate. Detailed instructions for each exercise are included and, the creator, Bill Gaw, is only an email away should you have any questions.

Most lean 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 "push" system vs. the "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 this 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 MRP-LEAN Manufacturing Simulation Game will help participants:

*  Understand how to integrate Lean Manufacturing with MRP
*  Discover the power of sequential production and point-of-use inventory
*  Identify and study
the basics of MRP-Lean Manufacturing Success
*  Move from "firefighting" to proactive problem solving
Improved workplace culture via self-directed, empowered teams


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 and improving their bottom line. Below is a partial list of customers using Bill Gaw's MRP-LEAN Manufacturing Simulation Game in their effort to optimize their manufacturing transformation efforts.

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 MRP-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.


MRP-LEAN
Manufacturing
Simulation Game

Retail Price: $696.00

A Special Offer for e-Bulletin Subscribers

Price: $496.00
A 28% discount and with free shipping

Order your MRP-LEAN Manufacturing Simulation Game today at a special price of only $496.00.  That's a $200 dollar savings and thousands of dollars less than attending relevant workshops.

 

 


Another customer saying it even better than we can:

"Bill Gaw's lean 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 MRP-LEAN manufacturing simulation game will have the impact you desire that you can order entirely at our risk. The manufacturing simulation Game comes with a No Risk, 100% Unconditional Money-Back Guarantee. This is a Lifetime 100% Money- Back Guarantee!  

 

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 this 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 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 offer, we will include a classic, humorous 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.


 

 

 
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 only).
 

Two 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 lean manufacturing simulation 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)

MRP-LEAN Manufacturing Simulation Game

 Special Discount Price $496.00 


The Ball is in Your Court

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

Knowledge and implementation know-how you'll not find in the
books at Amazon.com, neither in YouTube videos,
nor in Google
ppt/pdf
presentations.  

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