MC092: Trump, Seiri, Shitsuke and 3 Other “S” Words

By December 7, 2016 Jim & Jason
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Hello Metalworking Nation, we are excited to be back in our MakingChips Studio! On this episode of MakingChips, we dive into the 5S Methodology and how it’s implementation can help your business improve it’s productivity.

The five key steps, just like its name suggests, all start with letter S.5S is the name of a workplace organization method that uses a list of five Japanese words: seiri, seiton, seiso, seiketsu, and shitsuke. It is a systematic and methodical approach allowing teams to organize their workplace in the safest and most efficient manner.

In Manufacturing News, we discuss President-Elect Trump’s success in saving at least 1,000 manufacturing jobs from moving to Mexico.



Episode Structure:
[05:06] – Manufacturing News
[12:33] – News at CARR Machine
[15:40] – Defining 5S
[19:50] – Sorting
[21:59] – Set in Order
[24:50] – Shine
[26:36] – Standardized
[28:55] – Sustain
[33:22] – Making 5S Your Own
[35:49] – What’s to Come on MakingChips
[38:15] – Conclusion of Episode

Mentioned in this Episode:
Manufacturing News
Wiegel Tools

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• jason@makingchips.com
• ryan@makingchips.com
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