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How To Implement Lean Manufacturing, Second Edition / Edition 2

How To Implement Lean Manufacturing, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Lonnie Wilson
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ISBN-13: 9780071835732
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 03/17/2015
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 544,479
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Lonnie Wilson, a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Six Sigma trainer, has 20 years of experience in manufacturing management with an international oil company. In 1990, he started Quality Consultants which serves small firms and Fortune 500 companies in both the U.S. and Mexico. Mr. Wilson has taught for the El Paso Community College and the University of Texas at El Paso and is an active Senior Member of the American Society for Quality Control.

Table of Contents

1. What is the Perspective of this book
2. Lean Manufacturing and the Toyota Production System
3. Inventory and Variation
4. Lean Manufacturing Simplified
5. The Significance of Lead Time
6. Cultures
7. How to Do Lean – The Four Strategies to become Lean
8. How to Implement Lean – The Prescription for Lean Value Stream
9. Planning and Goals
10. Sustaining the Gains
11. Constraint Management
12. Cellular Manufacturing
13. The Story of the Alpha Line
14. The Story of the Bravo Line: A Tale of Reduced Lead Times
15. Using the Prescription – Three Case Studies
16. The Precursors to Lean not Handled Well
17. An Experiment in Variation, Dependent Events, and Inventory
18. Assessment Tools
19. A House of Lean

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