We’ve all been there. You’re walking the floor on the hunt for a specific tool or searching the hundreds of folders on your computer trying to remember where you saved
TGG Board Member, John Biedry, was the chairperson for the Operational Excellence & Process Transformation Summit held in Boston, Mass in November 2019. Knowing the important role Lean plays in
On October 24th, Zack was honored to speak at the 2017 NCBA Management Team Conference in Greensboro.
This conference provided opportunity for industry leaders to connect and be informed about the latest banking issues. This information provided is current and marked the path to the future of financial institutions and its leaders.
Manufacturing Black Belt On-Site Support – Inserter DOE Week 2
Manufacturing Black Belt On Site Support – Inserter DOE Prep
One of the Gluers has been running at 90,000 cartons per hour since it was relocated to Greensboro. When it was at the other plant, it was running at over 100,000 / hr and has an OEM name plate capacity of 150,000 / hr. What is needed to correct this problem?
A company decided to develop a new campus that will allow for continued growth, improve its production process and become a showcase for its customers. The Guthrie Group helped analyze the layout of the new campus to increase the probability to satisfy the forecasted company growth and improve production performance.
Transactional Mapping – There is not a consolidated summary of all of the information needed for a production run. In order to improve the job bag effectiveness, the goals are: provide all of the information needed at the production floor; collect all required samples for FGPA, customer samples, quality samples, reruns and trials; aggregate data collected at each stage of production and make it available for downstream reference.
SMED – Printing Certification Continuation – SMED event that focused on 5s improvements at point of use. tgg uses ‘certification’ where teams must perform changeovers at rate. Both teams participated in Lean introductory training which focused upon: forms of waste, history, 5-S, and Kaizen.
Author: Tommy Allen After being involved in 3P and 5S Kaizen events, Lean quickly became integrated into my daily work thought process. I wanted to be able to teach these initiatives