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Lean Manufacturing: Tools Techniques, and How To Use Them
To keep up globally, and even locally, your manufacturing operation must be responsive, flexible, predictable, and consistent. You must continually improve manufacturing operations and cultivate a self directed work force driven by output based, customer performance criteria. By applying what you learn from Lean Manufacturing: Tools, Techniques, and How to Use Them you can build a workforce and an organization with the capacity to satisfy world class expectations now and into the future.
Thermoforming: Improving Process Performance
This book describes the roll-fed thermoforming process, plastic materials, design of thermoformed products, thermoforming machines, trim presses, mold design, components of a complete mold system, mold layout and machine base design, mold cost estimating, knife-like trim dies, thermoforming offline punch and die trimming.
Lean Transformation: How to Change Your Business into a Lean Enterprise
In this easy-to-read, practical guide, two top business executives explain how to employ the techniques pioneered by Toyota to put your business in position to bury the competition. They draw upon their personal experience of transforming dozens of manufacturing plants and businesses around the world to provide you with real-life examples of what works and what doesn't, charts and diagrams, as well as step-by-step instructions.