Lean Implementation Cases

Benefits & Learnings from different industries.

We have worked with over 1000 organizations around the world, leaders of their industry segment, helping them to enhance the way of how they grow and sustain a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

Another part of the collaboration with our customers is to help them to achieve solid results, here are examples from different industries.

Contact us to discuss how lean can be implemented in your industry.

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Using operational excellence Models, like the Shingo Model, customers in the mining industry have achieved outstanding improvements in a 2-years implementation.

Some of the benefits:

  • Safety Improvement
  • Lead time reduction
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Equipment availability
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Automotive Industry

Using the Toyota Production System (TPS), we eliminated non-value-added activities and waste from our customer’s processes through continuous improvement (kaizen).

Some of the benefits:

  • Scrap reduction
  • Lead time reduction
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Quality Improvement

Electronics Industry

Worker safety is one of the most important factors to take into consideration. Using the Yamazumi method, we reduced not only Muri, Mura, and Muda (Waste) for our clients, but also the Lead time.

Some of the benefits:

  • Safety Improvement
  • Lead time reduction
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Reduction of quality issues
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Mining Industry

Using operational excellence Models, like the Shingo Model, customers in the mining industry have achieved outstanding improvements in a 2-years implementation.

Some of the benefits:

  • Safety Improvement
  • Lead time reduction
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Equipment availability

Energy Industry

We have helped companies from the energy industry expand their business capacity without spending money on an expanded or new facility.

Some of the benefits:

  • Safety Improvement
  • Quantification of cost and value
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Space reduction
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Financial Services Industry

By standardizing the operational processes and giving more power to the front-line staff, we reduced operational risk and eliminated waste.

Some of the benefits:

  • Productivity Improvement
  • Improvement on Employee Rotation
  • Elimination of waste
  • A Sustainable Lean Cultural Transformation

Aerospace Industry

Through optimization of the material and information flow, our customers from the Aerospace industry achieved superior quality and, as a result, elimination of scrap and rework.

Some of the benefits:

  • Safety Improvement
  • Lead time reduction
  • Quality Improvement
  • Scrap elimination
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Printing & Packing Industry

Using the Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) method, developed by Shigeo Shingo, customers in the printing and Packing Industry have achieved outstanding improvements in their Changeover Processes.

Some of the benefits:

  • Major Changeover Reduction
  • Zero production impact in Change Over
  • Lead Time Improvement
  • Equipment availability

Hospitality Industry

Using operational excellence Models, like the Shingo Model customers in the mining industry have achieved outstanding improvements in a 2 years implementation.

Some of the benefits:

  • Improvement on Employee Rotation
  • Elimination of waste
  • Improvement of workforce
  • Quantification of cost and value
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Pharmaceutical industry

Using operational excellence Models, like the Shingo Model customers in the mining industry has achieve outstanding improvements in a 2 years implementation.

Some of the benefits:

  • Safety Improvement
  • Lead time reduction
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Equipment availability

Food & Drinks Industry

Using operational excellence Models, like the Shingo Model customers in the mining industry has achieve outstanding improvements in a 2 years implementation.

Some of the benefits:

  • Safety Improvement
  • Lead time reduction
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Equipment availability
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Metallurgy Industry

Using operational excellence Models, like the Shingo Model customers in the mining industry has achieve outstanding improvements in a 2 years implementation.

Some of the benefits:

  • Safety Improvement
  • Lead time reduction
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Equipment availability

Project-Based Companies

Using operational excellence Models, like the Shingo Model customers in the mining industry has achieve outstanding improvements in a 2 years implementation.

Some of the benefits:

  • Safety Improvement
  • Lead time reduction
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Equipment availability
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