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Hazardous Chemicals Safety and Compliance Guide
This unique handbook provides operators and technicians in the metalworking, machining, and metal finishing industries with an easy-to-use, single-volume guide to the hazardous materials commonly found in the above sectors.
Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation Revised Edition
Expanded, updated, and more relevant than ever, this bestselling business classic by two internationally renowned management analysts describes a business system for the twenty-first century that supersedes the mass production system of Ford, the financial control system of Sloan, and the strategic system of Welch and GE. It is based on the Toyota (lean) model, which combines operational excellence with value-based strategies to produce steady growth through a wide range of economic conditions.
Build-to-Order and Mass Customization
This book challenges many conventional practices and shows how to implement a revolutionary business model with evolutionary self-supporting steps. Instead of managing complex supply chains, the book has five chapters to show how to simplify supply chains to the point where parts can be spontaneously resupplied without forecasts or purchase orders.
Reinventing Water and Wastewater Systems
A critical and insightful look at the past, present, and future state of water and wastewater services in response to the worldwide water crisis foreseen by many experts. This book presents practical solutions for making drinking water more affordable and available, as well as strategies for improving water sanitation to satisfy the demands of a growing global population.