Results Driven Business Counseling and Consulting, Olympia, WA:

Business Consultant, Business Counselor, Management Consultant

Lean Manufacturing


Lean Manufacturing is a set of principles that guide a business through a stepwise process toward higher quality, lower waste, and greater efficiency in the production of products and services.

The Process includes:

  • Plant Layout
  • Visual Controls
  • Workplace Organization
  • Standardized Work
  • Batch Size Reduction
  • Team Dynamics/Problem Solving
  • Quality Control in Each Step
  • Point of Use Storage
  • Quick Changeover
  • Pull/Kanban Production
  • Cellular/Flow
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Continuous Improvement

Businesses that invest in lean manufacturing principles gain a competitive advantage from eliminating waste that is embedded in:

  • Paperwork
  • Approvals
  • Redundancy
  • Poor Communication
  • Labor
  • Over Production
  • Space
  • Energy
  • Defects

And is essential as a component of a well designed and executed expansion.

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