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Reduce wastage with the appropriate classification

Posted in Campaign, Management, and Seiri


Lean manufacturing aims to reduce wastage to a minimum and if possible eliminated altogether. 5S Lean manufacturing also trying to make a sustainable improvement although it was very small changes must still be done.

Likewise with the goods classified activities. This classification is the basis of 5S activities that have a large impact on productivity and quality.

Productivity is the reduced time required for the process of finding items that will be used for work. Later time remaining can be used for production activities. Clearly ascertained in terms of quality there is no material mixed with each other. The mix of materials will make the final product did not meet quality standards that have been determined. This often occurs in materials that are small.

Start lean manufacturing with 3F campaign

Posted in Campaign, and Seiton

In the 5S activity also known as a basic activity Seiton 3F. Item 3F itself is Fixed, Fixed Position, Fixed quantity. After Seiri / sorting process and the elimination of items with a given red tags, the next step is to ensure state of the goods / material in a fixed state at a designated place. Not only in accordance with the place, at exactly the position should be straight lines have been determined and the quantity shall be in accordance with the allowable amount.

Fixed items are intended to ensure that goods placed in accordance with the place that has been labeled. For example where the vacuum cleaner must be occupied by a vacuum cleaner alone, may not be filled trolley, container and other objects which are not vacuum cleaners.