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Kaizen Event Fieldbook (eBook)
Kaizen event effectiveness is a prerequisite for lean transformation success. It provides the necessary transformational jump-start, momentum, organizational learning and engagement, and sustainable, step-function improvements. The systemic use of kaizen events establishes the technical and cultural foundation for principle-driven kaizen — the powerful combination of kaizen events and daily kaizen activities. The Shingo Prize award-winning book brings this all together as an indispensable reference for lean leaders and implementers within any industry and for use at any stage within the lean implementation journey.
Quick Die Change Second Edition (eBook)
Quick Die Change, Second Edition pulls together various manufacturing concepts to demonstrate how to achieve dramatic setup time reductions. The book covers not only the basics of changing dies quickly but many fundamental concepts of pressworking that affect the correct changeover of dies.
Handbook of Metal Forming (eBook)
The Handbook of Metal Forming focuses on practical solutions covering production methods, tools, machine tools, and other equipment, as well as precision tool-manufacturing methods and production systems. This comprehensive reference also includes all the relevant aspects of metallurgy, tribology, theory of plasticity, material properties, and process data determination.
Hand Deburring Increasing Shop Productivity (eBook)
A complete inventory of the elements needed to improve your hand-deburring operations. Learn how to calculate true costs, define customer requirements, and understand when hand deburring is the right answer.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean (eBook)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean: Lessons from the Road reveals the most critical lessons learned over the authors' combined 30-plus years of exploring the lean highways. Lean leaders add value by changing things, moving them forward, and producing different results than the day before. To lead, you must go beyond creating a vision. You must develop the vehicle that will deliver it. The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean is the vehicle that will help you move beyond the tools and take lean to a self-sustaining and continuously improving level.
Making Manufacturing Cells Work (eBook)
Based on over ten years of hands-on cell planning and installation worldwide by Ingersoll Engineers this book analyzes FMC conceptual development, implementation, integration and future trends. Chapters include: FMC Project Organization, Macro ...
Fundamentals of Pressworking (eBook)
Fundamentals of Pressworking is the book you'll rely on to understand just how presses work and how to solve pressworking problems involving press testing, selection and maintenance, die operations, lubricants, and safety equipment.