Lean






Six Sigma and More

Six Sigma and More

As most people are aware, six sigma is a concept of process measurement and improvement used by many companies around the world.  The goal in any six sigma process is to have no more than 3.4 defects per million opportunities.  An opportunity is any specific task which is performed.  It could be anything from the manufacturing of

Tony Ferraro | April 17, 2013 | Continuous Improvement, Lean, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma | Continuous Improvement, Facility Efficiency, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma





Kaizen

Kaizen

Kaizen is a Japanese word which means improvement or to change for the better, but it is also a philosophy or set of practices which many businesses use to help them focus on continuous improvement of their processes in manufacturing.  While it has been applied in many industries including health care, banking, engineering and government,

Tony Ferraro | March 2, 2013 | Continuous Improvement, Kaizen, Lean, Lean Manufacturing | Continuous Improvement, Facility Efficiency, Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing