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We are the only company in the UK to supply everything for the lean manufacturing facility. From posters and training dvds, to red tags and supermarket racking.
We’re here to help you and your facility to win. To win in this economy, you need to be lean.
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To be a lean manufacturing plant, your culture (people) must think lean and your facilities must be also be lean.
What do we mean by lean?
We’re referring to working smarter not harder. By having a workforce that thinks in a smart (lean) way. By having a facility that supports a visual workplace. By having a work force that actively seeks to eliminates the 7 deadly wastes on a daily basis.
The 5S Superstore is here to not only help you on your voyage to become a lean manufacturing facility, but to help you maintain your lean culture by providing you with the necessary tools.
Our range of high quality Louvre and Perforated Panel based tool and part storage solutions deploy to your chosen value stream or manufacturing cell instantly. Used throughout all industries and facilities including Warehouses, Manufacturing Plants, Food and Beverage, Automotive Lines and Aerospace Manufacturing.
Lean manufacturing or lean production, often simply “lean”, is a systematic method for the elimination of waste (“Muda”) within a manufacturing system.
Lean also takes into account waste created through overburden (“Muri”) and waste created through unevenness in work loads (“Mura”). Working from the perspective of the client who consumes a product or service, “value” is any action or process that a customer would be willing to pay for.
Lean manufacturing makes obvious what adds value, by reducing everything else (which not adding value). This management philosophy is derived mostly from the Toyota Production System (TPS) and identified as “lean” only in the 1990s. TPS is renowned for its focus on reduction of the original Toyota seven wastes to improve overall customer value, but there are varying perspectives on how this is best achieved. The steady growth of Toyota, from a small company to the world’s largest automaker, has focused attention on how it has achieved this success.