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5S Made Simple

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5S System    5S is so named because the concept follows 5 rules that all start with the Letter "S". The system was developed in Japan by Toyota to eliminate waste and inefficiencies. The 5S system is often used in organizations that have employed Lean Methodology. However, the principles of 5S can be used in our everyday lives. Sort - Evaluate the items presently in a location and remove all of them that are unnecessary. Set in Order - Organize all items so that they are located in a spot that is convenient and efficient for use. Mark the location for each...

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DR. W. Edwards Deming's 14 Principles

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Edwards Deming  Dr. W. Edwards Deming taught us by adopting certain management principles organizations can increase quality, reduce costs and improve employee morale by practicing continual improvement. He taught us to think of manufacturing as a system not in bits and pieces. He came up with 14 Points, presented in Out of the Crisis, which is a manager’s guide on how to continually improve. Deming’s points provide a guide to create a more efficient workplace, increase profits, and productivity.  Deming’s 14 points: Create and communicate to all employees a statement of the aims and purposes of the company. Adapt to the...

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Mini Andon Light

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SL30 Mini Stack-Light SL30 Mini Andon Light Stack-Light.com  is proud to introduce the SL30 mini line of stack lights. These lights are perfect for small machinery or areas that require a low-profile tower light. All SL30 models come equipped with a buzzer and highly visible LED lights. Our goal is to make it simple for you to configure the perfect stack light to fit your application. You can specify if the light flashes or not when the light is in the Red alarm condition. Configurable for your application High visibility signal light can be viewed easily at a distance Green, Orange...

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Andon Color Codes

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Color codes for Stack-Lights, Tower Lights and Andon Systems.

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