The Kanban method for lean manufacturing: Everything you need to know

Kanban method for lean manufacturing

You already know how important efficiency and waste reduction are for effective manufacturing, but do you know how the Kanban method relates to lean manufacturing and strives for operational excellence? Get ready to soak in everything there is to know about this pillar of lean manufacturing. Today, we’ll be covering: What is the Kanban method? […]

7 ways to improve your Shop Floor Operations

7 Maneiras de melhorar as operações no chão de fábrica

After your design phase, your shop floor operations are the heart of your factory and the whole success of your organisation. To have a truly effective shop floor at all times, you need to implement some strategies to optimise your operations.  Today, we tell you 7 ways to get your shop floor to another level, […]

Shop floor management: Everything you need to know

Shop floor management in a factory line

In the world of industrial operations, efficiency and productivity are paramount to success.  One of the key drivers of success in any factory is effective shop floor management. Among its many advantages, effective shop floor management helps you optimise your processes, use your resources effectively, and foster a culture of continuous improvement. In today’s blog, […]

Production planning: Start reducing waste in your factory today

Planejamento de produção em uma fábrica.

We all know the key to long-term success for your factory lies in effective production planning. We also know that production planning isn’t always a straightforward process, so we’ve put a guide together to help you harness the potential of effective production planning. In this blog, you’ll find: What’s production planning? Why is production planning […]

Ishikawa Fishbone Diagram: Problem-Solving Made Easy

Diagrama de Ishikawa em uma fábrica

When it comes to problem-solving for factories, few are as versatile as the Ishikawa Fishbone Diagram. It’s easy to implement, highly effective and, if done correctly, will not only solve the problem but prevent it from happening again. Let’s take a look. What is Ishikawa Fishbone Diagram? The Fishbone Diagram gets its name from its […]

The most complete continuous improvement software lands in São Paulo!

mlean FIEE

mlean® is jumping across the pond to be in FIEE from the 18th — 21st of July in booth N50 from 13:00 to 20:00. We’ll be ready to show you the only solution you need to optimise your industrial operations through continuous improvement. Our mlean® Production System (mPS) is a flexible and comprehensive software that […]

QC Story — An overview

QC Story em uma fábrica

When it comes to quality control, continuous improvement plays a key role in industries striving for excellence. Here’s where the QC comes in. This method, developed in Japan, has proven dramatically effective in boosting industrial processes and operations. Let’s take a look at it in more detail. What is QC Story? At its core, QC […]

5S Audit Checklist: How To Do It Right

listes de contrôle audit 5S

If you want to make sure you implemented something right, you need to run regular checks on it from time to time to make sure it works. That’s where the 5S Audit comes in. And what’s the best way to ensure we’re not leaving anything out when auditing something? The answer might surprise you —a […]

A3 Problem-Solving: Thinking & Templates

A3 Report

As a factory manager, you’re already familiar with problem-solving, but how familiar are you with the A3 problem-solving method? Today, we tell you everything about the A3 problem-solving method and why it can be precisely what you need to get your factory running as smoothly as ever. Download your A3 problem-solving template What is A3? […]

The future of digital industrial operations is coming to Birmingham

mlean and Smart Factory Expo Birmingham

mlean® will be in Birmingham on the 7th and 8th of June to participate in the Smart Factory Expo 2023. We’ll be presenting our mlean® Production System (mPS), the complete digital tool that optimises industrial operations. Many factories nowadays use various digital tools to manage their routine processes, which can lead to a disjointed workforce […]