Resources

SMART Program

SMART Program

The CME SMART Program Helping Small to Mid-Sized Manufacturers Get Lean Supported by funding from the Government of Ontario and the Southern Ontario Development Program (FedDev Ontario),Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) has created the SMART Program to help small and medium-sized manufacturers in Ontario improve their productivity and compete more effectively in the global...

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Lean Groups

Lean Groups

Lean Groups & Professional Associations - Plug Into Lean Culture - Whether your business or organization is at the beginning of its Lean journey, mid-Transformation or in continuous improvement mode, the Lean community offers support, discussion and resources to help you achieve your Lean goals. H4M recommends the following professional groups & associations: Association for...

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Lean Literature

Lean Literature

Update: “I’ve been called the world’s most fuel-efficient chief executive,” Mr. Toyoda said. The article below is published on November 2013 by Hiroko Tabuchi in "The New York Times". It is clearly shows how Lean transformation or Lean philosophy will make an organization in a place to recover the growth path fast an efficient. This will be a good lesson for all government, local...

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Lean Glossary

Lean Glossary

Lean Glossary A A3 Report This "A3" sized (11 inches x 17 inches) form is used at Toyota as a one-sheet problem evaluation, root cause analysis, and corrective action planning tool. Abnormality Management Being able to see and quickly take action to correct abnormalities (any straying from Standard Work). This is the goal of standardization and visual management. Activity Based Costing (ABC) A...

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