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Case Studies

Ulven Forging Succeeds with JobshopLean.

Sabri, S. & Shayan, E. (2004). Lean strategies for furniture manufacturingProceedings of the Fifth Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Conference, 31.18.1-13.18.8.

Implementing JobshopLean in a Maritime Foundry.

Danford, M. (2010, November). From job shop chaos to Lean order. Modern Machine Shop, 60-67.

The idea factory. Gear Technology, 2013 (January/February), 26-29.

Strategies for assembling continuous improvement teams. Gear Technology, 2013 (March/April), 24-29.

The Tiger Team – Hear them roar. Gear Technology, 2013 (May), 36-42.

Design of a flexible and lean (FLEAN) machining cell- Part 1 (Theory). Gear Technology, 2013 (June/July), 20-26.

Design of a flexible and lean (FLEAN) machining cell- Part 2 (Application). Gear Technology, 2013 (August), 58-63.

Computer-aided Finite Capacity Scheduling of a flexible and lean (FLEAN) machining cell. Gear Technology, 2013 (October), 42-48.

Putting JobshopLean to Use at a Tier 1 Automotive Forgings Supplier.

Lean comes alive. Modern Machine Shop, 2017 (July), 78-86. In addition, the following presentations provide more details about the work we did at Wear Technology:

  1. Design of Overall Factory Layout.
  2. Re-Layout of Shipping and Pre-Inspect Departments.
  3. Improving Factory Logistics with Water Striders & ERP.