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10 Benefits of One Piece Flow

There are at least ten reasons one piece flow won’t work. But, I prefer to look at things positively. You know, the glass is half full. With this said, here are 10 benefits of implementing one piece flow. Benefit 1: Improves safety Research shows that overexertion is one of the

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Revisiting “Why Flow Counter Clockwise?”

I don’t normally do this, but I’d like to revisit a past article I wrote about why u-shaped cells often flow counter-clockwise.  Specifically, I’d like to share an excellent comment from Bryan Lund of Training Within Industry Service fame.  Here are Bryan’s thoughts on the matter.  Thanks for sharing Bryan! Another more

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Why Flow Counter Clockwise?

When designing a u-shaped cell it is often recommened that material flow in a counter clockwise direction. Why is this? It’s about the right hand Research shows that most people are right handed. I have heard that as many as 85% to 90% are right handed.  Why does this matter

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