As a Lean Manufacturer, we have an environment of continuous improvement, where everyone looks for ways to increase efficiency and make things better for our employees. […]
Visitors to our front office may notice some new wall art in 2015. This Visual Workflow Management system, that we refer to as “swimlanes”, will […]
As a member of Cadet’s Green Team, I keep the tally of the community involvement and volunteer hours for our company, and our employees. In 2014 we logged over 1,520 hours.
Kaizen is a Lean Management and Manufacturing term, derived from the Toyota Production System that literally means to break apart, or dissect (Kai), and to put back together in peace and harmony (Zen).
Do you have a silverware drawer that separates your spoons, forks, and knives? If so, you have a poka yoke! Does your clothes dryer stop […]
My silver car isn’t a hybrid, but it’s very green. Is yours? You don’t have to own a hybrid car in order to make your […]
A while back, we told you about our 2013 community volunteer goal of 750 hours. This is a combination of both individual employee volunteer hours […]
Twenty five years ago this fall, a team of MIT researchers, led by James Womack, published an article that first used the term “lean production” […]