Tag Archives: Process Improvement

“5S a Gateway to Lean” PCB Lean forum 16 May 2017

Join us at our next Lean forum and learn about 5S through an interactive activity, followed by a practical example that includes tips on how to accelerate your Lean transformation. See the benefits of Lean driving productivity improvements and reducing cost. … Continue reading

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How to maximise your impact and minimise your B-BBEE spend with Lean and Kaizen internships

In a tight market place it’s all about improving your competitive advantage. Learn how to apply Lean principles in order to establish your competitive advantage, by producing faster and cheaper than your competitors. Understand the impact of the new B-BBEE codes and … Continue reading

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A place for everything and everything in its place

LEAN FORUM – 17 FEBRUARY 2015 5S is the name of a workplace organisation method that uses a list of five activities Sort, Set, Shine, Standardise and Sustain. The aim of 5S is to organise a company’s activities in order to increase productivity, reduce waste and … Continue reading

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Japan – Rick’s trip to the far east

Our MD, Rick McCarthy recently visited Japan for a Lean Study tour.  Here he writes about his experience with Dr Kobayashi who’s father created the 20 Keys  that are crucial to develop a world class company.  My biggest learning is … Continue reading

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Key Learnings becoming a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

“ON AVERAGE, I DRINK EIGHT GLASSES OF WATER A DAY” Wow! What an excellent performance! So it seems from a distance, until one scrutinizes this performance from a viewpoint of a set standard, which is primarily that of the customer… … Continue reading

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