Lean manufacturing is a business model that focuses on the elimination of waste. This can include focusing on how to deliver the same-quality product on time and at a lower cost. More »

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Lean concrete is a mix where the amount of cement is lower than the amount of liquid present in the strata. This makes it ideal as a base layer where other kinds of concrete are placed on top. It is good for providing a ... More »

When camping, a lean-to can be built using branches laid at an angle against an existing or man-made brace. Leaves, a tarp or an emergency blanket can be placed on top of the branches to keep out rain or snow and keep in... More »

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When applied correctly, lean methodology, sometimes referred to as lean manufacturing, should improve a company's efficiency and profitability, while producing a higher quality product. Some unintended side effects of a ... More »

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Some examples of lean manufacturing include minimizing inventory, simplifying changeover routines and reducing employee wait times. Lean manufacturing involves finding ways to reduce all types of waste in the manufacturi... More »

The concept of 5S, or Kaizen, in lean manufacturing stands for five Japanese words that start with the letter "S." The words are "seiri," "seiton," "seiso," "seiketsu" and "shitsuke," notes Graphic Products. More »

The main benefits of a commercial exhaust hood include the elimination of cooking odors, a safer work environment and continued compliance with health and safety laws. Commercial exhaust hoods remove hot, contaminated ai... More »

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