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Part Supply and Kanban

Kanban is a subsystem of JIT that reduces muda. See how parts and components flow smoothly throughout the production floor with this system, preventing operators from engaging in activities that are considered muda so they can concentrate on providing value.

  • 0:09 – Introduction to the kanban system
  • 0:53 – The function of the Mizusumashi
  • 1:59 – How the kanban system works
  • 2:20 – The anatomy of a kanban and the process it promotes
  • 3:48 – The many benefits of the kanban system

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  2. Gemba Kaizen JIT Pays 03:43
  3. One Piece Flow at Wiremold 08:35
  4. 5S at Yasda Precision Tools 02:30
  5. Kaizen at Giorgio Foods 11:14
  6. Flexibility with U-Shaped Cells at Matsushita Electric Works 04:27
  7. Changing Hearts and Minds with Kaizen 04:12
  8. Value-Added Work and the 7 Types of Waste 05:29
  9. The Muda of Overproduction 01:31
  10. The Muda of Waiting 01:17
  11. The Muda of Transportation 02:04
  12. The Muda of Processing 01:13
  13. The Muda of Inventory 02:48
  14. The Muda of Motion 01:21
  15. The Muda of Producing Rejects 02:33
  16. Converting from a Conveyor Line to a U-Shaped Cell at Yoshitake Inc. 08:03
  17. Going to the Gemba to See the Waste 03:03
  18. Push Production vs. Pull Production 03:03
  19. One Piece Flow And Multi-process Handling 13:57
  20. Leveling Production 02:14
  21. Setup Reduction Kaizen 02:38
  22. Standard Work 04:04
  23. Part Supply and Kanban 04:49
  24. JIT Pays: 5s 05:11
  25. JIT Pays: Visual Management 02:20
  26. What Does Kaizen Mean to You? 01:12