Ryan describes how he wondered how other great organizations worked so well to produce world-class products, while his company struggled with excess inventory, slow production, and dependency on vendors. There had to be a solution. Then one day he came across a Paul Akers video that shed the first bit of light that would eventually lead to the transformation his company.
Lean is Boundless. Our Journey To Northern Ireland.
Seating Matters Company Overview
Seating Matters Process Overview
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Welcome to Seating Matters' Paradise
One Piece Flow Order Processing
Ordering Processing "Before Lean"
360 Degree One Piece Flow Processing
Lean Cutting Process
Cutting Process Value Added vs. Non Value Added
Lean Upholstery: Watching vs. Seeing
Introduction to Laser Cutting
Lean Capital Expenditure & Quality First
Order Release & Bottleneck Management
Laser Printing Visual Management
Future State One Piece Flow Goals
One Piece Flow Tea
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Implementing Lean is a difficult task. Its principles need to not only be understood, but rather fully engrained in everyone and everything the company does and produces. Ryan explains some of his own struggles, as he introduced Lean to Seating Matters.