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A Special Offer for Back-to-Basics Believers

A Back-to-Basics, Manufacturing Simulation Game

     * A lean manufacturing transformation tool
          *  Insures participants understand the NEED
               * Gains lean transformation COMMITMENT
                    *  Encourages company-wide PARTICIPATION
                         *  Guaranteed to exceed expectation

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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. My, simulation game provides MRP and LEAN factory floor simulation exercises that provide a proven solution for the challenge.

The Back-to-Basics,
Manufacturing Simulation Game!

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

My Back-to-Basics 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,  Back-to-Basics 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.


My Back-to-Basics, 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.

>> demonstration of how sequential production and point-of-use logistics can turn a marginally successful product line into a huge winner.

>> demonstrate  improved workplace culture via the introduction of self-directed, empowered work teams.

>> identifies quality improvements via one-up, one-down inspection transformation.

>> monitors and records, pros and cons of each methodology and a post exercise forum drive home the Back-to-Basics Manufacturing paradigm. 

>> 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... I guarantee that my 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


My Back-to-Basics, 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 understand
the basics of Best-in-Class Manufacturing
*  Move from "firefighting" to proactive problem solving
Improved workplace culture via self-directed, empowered teams

Another customer saying it even better than I 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


My Customer List Speaks for Itself.

These companies are serious, as I know you are, about optimizing results and improving their bottom line. Below is a partial list of customers using my Back-to-Basics Manufacturing Simulation Game in their effort to optimize their manufacturing transformation efforts.

Oakley, Inc.

Central GA Technical College

Rockwell Collins

Laser Alignment


Dynamic Solutions

Loyalist College

Goebel Consulting Group

Lakeside manufacturing


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


Paris Consulting, LLC

Louisiana State University


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, I make the Back-to-Basics  Manufacturing Simulation Game affordable so that it can fit easily within your company's training budget. I 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 Bill Gaw, Back-to-Basics,

Manufacturing Simulation Game

Retail Price: $696.00

A Special Offer for Back-to-Basics Believers

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

Order your Back-to-Basics Lean Manufacturing Simulation Game today at a special price of only $496.00.  That a $200 discount from my retail price and  thousands of dollars less than the price of attending professional lean manufacturing seminars/Webinars.

If you feel this training material would help you and your company but you're not in a position to take action,  feel free to forward this special offer accordingly.



Another customer saying it even better than I 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

I am so sure that your Back-to-Basics, Manufacturing simulation game will have the impact you desire that you can order entirely at my 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.


Push vs. Pull Video: If you order during this special offer, I 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.




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 3-5 days, (domestic shipments only).

Two Ways To Order

Order by credit card or PayPal: If you place your order via my secure order form, shipping and handling are free. I'll send confirmation by email and ship your lean manufacturing simulation game and video, via USPS priority mail. (3-5 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)

Bill Gaw's, Back-to-Basics,
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.



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