Author: <span class="vcard">Yufi Priyo</span>

5s for improvement
In the factory there are various opportunities that are often forgotten, which has tremendous profit potential. This activity can reduce the Defective Product, operating efficiency, the raw materials that are not excessive and timely delivery. Various opportunities are referred to wastage or the Japanese language called “MUDA”. MUDA will lead to waste in terms of manpower, time spending money, information etc.

Activities are often ignored if the company in a state of profitable, so the small things about the behavior of employees in the factory are not closely monitored.
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Why many industry lean manufacturing 5S activity? How important is 5S?

5S is a housekeeping methodology adopted from the Japanese culture in managing the workplace, these activities include organizing, cleaning, developing and sustaining workspace premises in order to create a comfortable working environment and increase productivity, reduce waste and non-value activity.

The concept of 5S is the Japanese-language word Seiri, Seiton, Seiso, Seiketsu and Shitsuke. This concept was later applied by many manufacturing industries as the mindset of employees and invested to build a work ethic that practical, efficient and highly disciplined.
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