In Australia we come to the end of another financial year and are planning our new budgets in the depths of winter. A good time to think about what we can do differently next financial year in order to deliver the stretching targets we have been set ourselves.
An effective Steering Committee is a critical element of a company wide lean deployment. In this Lean Minute, TXM Director, Ron Spiteri explains the important role and critical success factors for a Lean Transformation steering committee.
mplementing Lean manufacturing has its challenges though and most companies engage or employ experienced experts or lean consultants such as TXM to get their Lean transformation started. However there are many lean tools and principles that you can that you can do yourself, without the need for lean consultants or internal expert. Here are five simple lean tools that you can try (you can even try them at home – they are that safe!!).
Sometimes in Chinese Factories It Seems Like there are More Inspectors than Workers and More Defects than Good Parts. While it might seem reassuring that defects are being prevented from going to the customer. It is not an effective way to improve quality and stay competitive.
The Global Lean Construction Conference (IGLC) is the worlds leading conference on advances in construction practices, innovative technologies and first class research. The theme for Construct15 is “Global Knowledge-Global Solutions” which reflects the importance of shared knowledge for industry improvements. TXM will be there sharing our extensive experience of applying lean in the construction sector.
TXM is pleased to welcome Valogi Suhinin to our team as a Senior Lean Consultant, based in Adelaide, South Australia. Valogi has had an outstanding international career in Quality and Lean. With degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Management, Valogi has successfully lead Lean and quality transformations in the Automotive and Rail industries across Australia, Asia, the USA and Russia.
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