New Manufacturing Challenge Techniques for Continuous Improvement

ISBN-10: 0029320402

ISBN-13: 9780029320402

Edition: 1987

Authors: Kiyoshi Suzaki

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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 7/22/1987
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 255
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990

Eliminating Waste
Scenes in the Factory
Simplify, Combine, and Eliminate
Back-to-Basics Discipline
Housekeeping Improvements
Workplace Organization
Meeting Diversified Customer Needs with Quick Setup
Setup Time Reduction
Techniques for Quick Setup
Developing Flow on the Production Floor
From Process-Oriented Layout to Product-Oriented Layout
Machine Utilization Versus On-Demand Utilization
Expanding Skills for Increased Flexibility
Multiprocess Handling
Skill Development and Job Rotation
Improving Processes for Productivity Gains
Principles for Process Improvement
U-Shaped Lines
Process Analysis for Multiple Varieties of Items
Approaches to Process Improvement
Strengthening Our Nerves and Muscles
Jidoka (Autonomation)
Line Stop Concept
Andon (Trouble Lights)
Production Control Boards
Poka-Yoke (Foolproof Mechanisms)
Quality at the Source
Visual Control
Aiming for Zero Machine Trouble
Preventive Maintenance
Total Productive Maintenance
Scheduling a Steady Flow for Better Control
Leveled/Mixed Production
Cycle Time Control
Improving with Standards
Standard Work
Work Combination Chart
Tying Things Together
Production Control System
Redefining the Roles of Conveyors and Transportation
Suppliers as Extended Factories
New Supplier Relationships
Developing Co-Destiny with Employees
Job Security
Improvement Through People
Eliminating Problems at the Organizational Boundaries
Total Optimization and Local Optimization
Organizational Structure Follows Economic Need
People Make It Happen
Centralized and Decentralized Organization
Ownership, Ownership, Ownership
People Make It Happen
Establishing a Competitive Position
The Factory as Orchestra
Getting Started
Guided Autonomy
What is Manufacturing Strategy?
The New Manufacturing Challenge
Vision of the Future
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