Lean Manufacturing for the Small Shop
by Gary Conner



List Price: $65.00
Amazon Price: $32.00
You Save: $33.00 (51%)
Availability: Now



Editorial Reviews
Companies of all sizes are in a desperate race to remain competitive and profitable. Written with Lean implementers in mind, this book is designed to help companies and change agents apply the tools of Lean quickly. Much has been written about larger companies and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) that implemented the Lean techniques perfected at Toyota within the last few decades. However, less attention has been offered addressing the special needs of smaller companies, job shops, and even "Mom and Pop" shops. While acknowledging some similarities, this book points out critical and distinct differences between OEM organizations and make-to-order environments. Hybrid methods of implementation for the Lean techniques are necessary and this book helps provide such an approach. The principles of the Toyota Production system are sound and proven. They are effective in any industry and within any company. The challenge is to apply the right tool, at the right pl! ace, at the right time, while maintaining the flexibility and nimble nature required of smaller shops. The steps outlined in this text will assist your organization reach the goals you have set for yourselves in terms of Delivery performance, Quality, and Cost. Book includes a CD-ROM that contains useful training tools, examples, and samples. Instructors can adapt visuals for classes or training.



Book Details
  • Media : Hardcover
  • Publisher : Society of Manufacturing Engineers (January 05, 2001)
  • Language : English
  • ISBN : 0872635201
  • Amazon.com Sales Rank : # 1,121,185 in Amazon.com Books Sales

Featured Video
Editorial
Jobs
Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer for General Dynamics Mission Systems at Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
GIS Analyst for San Bernardino County Transportation Authority at San Bernardino, California
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) COORDINATOR for Lassen County at Susanville, California
Geodetic Analyst, GIS Center (1282) for Idaho State University at Pocatello, Idaho
Upcoming Events
IMTS 2024 – The International Manufacturing Technology Show at McCormick Place 2301 S Lake Shore Dr Chicago IL - Sep 9 - 14, 2024
FABTECH Orlando 2024 at Orange County Convention Center Orlando FL - Oct 15 - 17, 2024
TIMTOS 2025 at Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 1 & 2 (TaiNEX 1 & 2) TWTC Hall Taipei Taiwan - Mar 3 - 8, 2025



© 2024 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
670 Aberdeen Way, Milpitas, CA 95035
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise