Continuous Improvement

What is continuous improvement?

Also known as lean manufacturing or Six Sigma, continuous improvement focuses on creating maximal productivity with minimal waste.

What benefits does continuous improvement offer? 

  • Optimize your process, cut costs, and boost innovation
  • Teach you to identify manufacturing wastes and inefficiencies
  • Implement new technologies
  • Improve overall operational efficiency
  • Increase profits
  • Streamline your process and production
  • Use value stream mapping
  • Standardize operations
  • Implement quick changeover/ setup reduction
  • Problem solve in the lean mindset
  • Provide technology solutions

Common challenges that benefit from continuous improvement/ lean manufacturing include:

  • Inability to keep up with orders
  • Inconsistent product quality
  • Defects
  • Inventory excess
  • Overproduction
  • Insufficient production space
  • Setup taking too long
  • Transportation
  • Nightmarish work schedules
  • Waiting
  • Feeling dissatisfied with your supply quality or supply chain management
  • Under-utilizing talent
  • Too many manual tasks to perform
  • Need to improve visibility in your operations
  • Motion waste
  • Excess processing

Is continuous improvement the right service for you?