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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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