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  • Focused Equipment Improvement for TPM Teams: A Leader's Guide book cover

    Focused Equipment Improvement for TPM Teams

    A Leader's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Press Productivity

    Hardback – 2008-05-06
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • 5S for Operators A Leader's book cover

    5S for Operators A Leader's

    1st Edition

    By Press Productivity

    Hardback – 2007-11-27
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Identifying Waste on the Shopfloor book cover

    Identifying Waste on the Shopfloor

    1st Edition

    By Productivity Development Team

    Like all Shopfloor Series books, Identifying Waste on the Shopfloorpresents concepts and tools in simple and accessible language. The book includes many illustrations and examples to explain basic concepts and some of the challenges that are encountered when looking for and eliminating waste.…

    Paperback – 2003-06-13
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Kaizen for the Shopfloor Learning Package book cover

    Kaizen for the Shopfloor Learning Package

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey K. Liker

    Productivity's new Kaizen Learning Package provides the information and techniques you need to prepare for and conduct a successful Kaizen event.Clear, concise text and explanatory graphics are used to discuss how to: Form and train a kaizen team. Gain support for a kaizen event. Use an Area…

    Pack – 2003-01-01
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Standard Work for the Shopfloor book cover

    Standard Work for the Shopfloor

    1st Edition

    By Productivity Press Development Team

    Standard work is an agreed upon set of work procedures that effectively combines people, materials, and machines to maintain quality, efficiency, safety, and predictability. Work is described precisely in terms of cycle time, work in process, sequence, time, layout, and the inventory needed to…

    Paperback – 2002-07-10
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Pull Production for the Shopfloor book cover

    Pull Production for the Shopfloor

    1st Edition

    By Productivity Press Development Team

    In a "pull" production system, the final process pulls needed parts from the previous process, which pulls from the process before it, and so on, as determined by customer demand. This allows you to operate without preset schedules and avoid unnecessary costs, wastes, and delays on the…

    Paperback – 2002-05-20
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Kanban for the Shopfloor book cover

    Kanban for the Shopfloor

    1st Edition

    By Productivity Press Development Team

    Kanban is the name given to the inventory control card used in a pull system. The primary benefit of kanban is to reduce overproduction, the worst of the seven deadly wastes. A true kanban system produces exactly what is ordered, when it is ordered, and in the quantities ordered. It is essentially…

    Paperback – 2002-02-15
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Kaizen for the Shop Floor: A Zero-Waste Environment with Process Automation book cover

    Kaizen for the Shop Floor

    A Zero-Waste Environment with Process Automation, 1st Edition

    By Productivity Press Development Team

    The philosophy of kaizen, which simply means continuous improvement, needs to adopted by any organization seeking to implement lean improvements that go beyond cost cutting. Kaizen events are opportunities to make focused changes in the workplace. Kaizen for the Shopfloor takes readers through the…

    Paperback – 2002-02-01
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Autonomous Maintenance Video Participants Guide book cover

    Autonomous Maintenance Video Participants Guide

    1st Edition

    By Press Productivity

    This is the Participant Guide to support team leaders in implementing an autonomous maintenance team. This is usually sold with Autonomous Maintenance: Shopfloor TPM Implementation. This is for extra copies.…

    Paperback – 2000-09-01
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Focused Equipment for TPM Teams Learning Package book cover

    Focused Equipment for TPM Teams Learning Package

    1st Edition

    By Press Productivity

    Focused Equipment Improvement for TPM Teams is everything your company needs to gain information about focused equipment improvement. Based on the methodology of Productivity's other learning packages, the material contains:A Leader's guideA copy of Training for TPM: A Manufacturing Success…

    CD-ROM – 2000-02-25
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • OEE for Operators: Overall Equipment Effectiveness book cover

    OEE for Operators

    Overall Equipment Effectiveness, 1st Edition

    By Productivity Press Development Team

    Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a crucial measure in TPM that reports on how well equipment is running. It factors three elements ---the time the machine is actually running, the quantity of products the machine is turning out, and the quantity of good output – into a single combined…

    Paperback – 1999-08-27
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Cellular Manufacturing Learning Package: One-Piece Flow for Work Teams Learning Package book cover

    Cellular Manufacturing Learning Package

    One-Piece Flow for Work Teams Learning Package, 1st Edition

    By Kenichi Sekine

    This learning package introduces production teams to basic cellular manufacturing and teamwork concepts and orients them for participating in the design of a new production cell.You will learn:Waste reducing benefits of organizing the workstations in cells, so that work flows smoothly in the…

    Pack – 1999-03-26
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Cellular Manufacturing: One-Piece Flow for Workteams book cover

    Cellular Manufacturing

    One-Piece Flow for Workteams, 1st Edition

    By Productivity Development Team

    Cellular Manufacturing: One-Piece Flow for Workteams introduces production teams to basic cellular manufacturing and teamwork concepts and orients them for participating in the design of a new production cell. Use this book to get everyone on board to reduce lead time, work-in-process inventory,…

    Paperback – 1999-03-05
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Just-in-Time for Operators book cover

    Just-in-Time for Operators

    1st Edition

    By Productivity Press Development Team

    Are you ready to implement a just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing program but need some help orienting employees to the power of JIT? Here is a concise and practical guide to introduce equipment operators, assembly workers, and other frontline employees to the basic concepts, techniques, and benefits…

    Paperback – 1998-02-27
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Focused Equipment Improvement for TPM Teams book cover

    Focused Equipment Improvement for TPM Teams

    1st Edition

    Edited by Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance

    As distinguished from autonomous maintenance, where the main goal is to restore basic conditions of cleanliness, lubrication, and proper fastening to prevent accelerated deterioration, FEI looks at specific losses or design weaknesses that everyone previously thought they just had to live with.…

    Paperback – 1997-09-30
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Autonomous Maintenance for Operators book cover

    Autonomous Maintenance for Operators

    1st Edition

    Edited by Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance

    TPM leads to soaring productivity when your operators are positively and energetically involved in the maintenance of their own equipment. Autonomous Maintenance for Operatorsteaches specific autonomous maintenance activities. For operators, supervisors, team leaders, and TPM coordinators, this…

    Paperback – 1997-08-30
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Mistake-Proofing for Operators: The ZQC System book cover

    Mistake-Proofing for Operators

    The ZQC System, 1st Edition

    By Productivity Press Development Team

    The Zero Quality Control System (ZQC) is a mistake-proofing approach that prevents defects by monitoring processing conditions at the source and correcting errors that cause defects. Since it is human nature to make mistakes, ZQC does not blame people for errors, but instead finds ways to keep…

    Paperback – 1997-01-01
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • TPM for Supervisors book cover

    TPM for Supervisors

    1st Edition

    By Productivity Press

    The benefits of advanced manufacturing methods can't be realized until they're practiced consistently and proficiently by your entire workforce. Here's a simple, low-cost way to get everyone on board quickly. This small book presents the basic methodology of TPM and focuses on hands-on activities…

    Paperback – 1996-10-15
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Mistake-Proofing for Operators: A Leader's Guide book cover

    Mistake-Proofing for Operators

    A Leader's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Press Productivity

    Hardback – 1996-10-01
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Mistake-Proofing for Operators Learning Package book cover

    Mistake-Proofing for Operators Learning Package

    1st Edition

    By Shigeo Shingo, Productivity Press Development Team

    The Zero Quality control system (ZQC) is a mistake-proofing approach that prevents defects by monitoring process conditions at the source and correcting errors that would cause defects. In this breakthrough approach, mistake-proofing devices called poka-yoke are used to check and give feedback…

    Pack – 1996-10-01
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Quick Changeover for Operators: The SMED System book cover

    Quick Changeover for Operators

    The SMED System, 1st Edition

    By Shigeo Shingo

    The powerful knowledge contained in this book can make your workplace more productive, your job simpler, and everything more satisfying. It's about how to do equipment or product changeovers in record time--often in less than 10 minutes. The method you'll learn here is called SMED, short for "…

    Paperback – 1996-06-01
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • Quick Changeover for Operators Learning Package book cover

    Quick Changeover for Operators Learning Package

    1st Edition

    By Press Productivity

    Each Quick Changeover for Operators Learning Package includes the following components:A Leader's Guide5 copies of Quick Changeover for Operators:The SMED SystemA CD filled with additional presentation materialsA copy of A Revolution in Manufacturing: The SMED System, by Shigeo ShingoThe Quick…

    Pack – 1996-06-01
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • 5S for Operators Learning Package book cover

    5S for Operators Learning Package

    1st Edition

    By Hiroyuki Hirano

    Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain. Together, these five simple principles form the basis of the 5S System - a powerful front-line tool for simplifying work processes, improving equipment maintenance, ensuring safety and product quality and eliminating waste. 5S is the basis for any…

    Pack – 1996-04-01
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • TPM for Every Operator book cover

    TPM for Every Operator

    1st Edition

    By Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance

    TPM for Every Operator covers the information that needs to be communicated to operators when facilitating a company-wide TPM initiative. It covers the main aspects of TPM, introducing frontline workers to this important manufacturing strategy that encourages them to participate in and even…

    Paperback – 1996-04-01
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • 5S for Operators: 5 Pillars of the Visual Workplace book cover

    5S for Operators

    5 Pillars of the Visual Workplace, 1st Edition

    By Hiroyuki Hirano

    Hiroyuki Hirano’s five pillars of the visual workplace: sort, set in order, shine, standardize and sustain are the most fundamental and often overlooked aspects in continuous improvement initiatives. Together, these concepts form the framework of the 5S System, a set of principles whose simplicity…

    Paperback – 1996-03-01
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • TPM Team Guide book cover

    TPM Team Guide

    1st Edition

    By Shirose Kunio

    TPM involves employees companywide in preventing equipment abnormalities and breakdowns. The first line of defense: equipment operators-the people most familiar with daily operating conditions. In addition to regular cleaning and inspection, team-based improvement activities make effective use of…

    Paperback – 1995-09-01
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series

  • TPM for Workshop Leaders book cover

    TPM for Workshop Leaders

    1st Edition

    By Shirose Kunio

    Workshop leaders play a central role in your company's efforts to implement TPM. Once your workers have been divided into small groups to learn the fundamentals of TPM, it is the group leader who spearheads ongoing training and implementation activities. With quick-reading, people-oriented…

    Paperback – 1992-01-01
    Productivity Press
    The Shopfloor Series