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Poka Yoke / Error Proofing / Mistake Proofing

What is Poka Yoke?  - Poka Yoke is a japanese term in that "Poka" means mistake and "Yoke" means to avoid.  - It is a system or mechanism that helps to avoid mistakes.  - When any defective product occur, we can detect it, eliminate it or correct it…

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Mean Time To Repair (MTTR) & Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF)

What is Mean Time To Repair (MTTR)?  - Mean time to repair (MTTR) is a maintenance metric that measures the average time required to fix and repair failed equipment.  - It shows how quickly an organization can respond to unplanned breakdowns and repair th…

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Overall Equipment Effectiveness - OEE

What is OEE?  - Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a measure of how well a manufacturing operation is utilized (Material, Time and Facilities) compared to it's full potential, during the periods when it is scheduled to run.  - It is an important…

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Kaizen - Continuous Improvement

What is Kaizen  - Kaizen comes from two Japanese words: Kai (improvement) and Zen (good), which translates to “continuous improvement”.  -  Kaizen is an approach to activity organisation based on common sense, self-discipline, order and economy.  - Kai…

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Lean Methodology Vs Six Sigma Methodology

Lean Methodology Vs Six Sigma Methodology  - Lean manufacturing is a systematic way of eliminating waste and creating flow in the production process, while Six sigma is a set of techniques that focus on reduce the rate of defects.  - Lean manufacturing was f…

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Lean Manufacturing Tools

What is Lean Manufacturing Lean manufacturing is a methodology that focuses on reducing waste within manufacturing systems while simultaneously maximizing productivity. Five principles of lean manufacturing 1) Identify value from the customer's perspe…

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Milk Run Concept In Lean Manufacturing

Milk Van Concept  - Milk runs are a popular concept for material delivery among a plant and even across multiple plants.  I t's substantially supported the philosophy of pull, keeping inventories down, and creating material provide easier.  - Howe…

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