How to Address Overproduction Waste Identified by LEAN Manufacturing

Waste #7: Overproduction – Part 8 of 8: Addressing the Seven Wastes in LEAN Manufacturing with Corporate Kiosk Today, let’s take on the final “waste” in our series about the seven areas of waste identified in LEAN manufacturing. For a couple weeks now, we’ve been...

How to Address Inventory Wastes Identified by LEAN Manufacturing

Waste #6: Inventory – Part 7 of 8: Addressing the Seven Wastes in LEAN Manufacturing with Corporate Kiosk This week, we’ll be wrapping up our series on the seven areas of waste identified in LEAN manufacturing. It’s a topic we’ve been revisiting since it generated...

How to Address Wastes from Poor Quality Through LEAN Manufacturing

Waste #5: Poor Quality – Part 6 of 8: Addressing the Seven Wastes in LEAN Manufacturing with Corporate Kiosk Next up on our waste “hit list”: quality problems. If you’ve been following along, you know we’ve been revisiting seven wastes identified in LEAN...

How to Address “Motion” Wastes Through LEAN Manufacturing

Waste #3: Processing – Part 5 of 8: Addressing the Seven Wastes in LEAN Manufacturing with Corporate Kiosk The seven wastes identified in LEAN manufacturing were the subject of an extremely popular post when first published. Therefore we’ve been revisiting the...

How to Address Process Wastes Identified by LEAN Manufacturing

Waste #3: Processing – Part 4 of 8: Addressing the 7 Wastes in LEAN Manufacturing with Corporate Kiosk In our current series, we’ve been talking about the seven wastes identified in LEAN manufacturing. The original post was one of our most popular ever. But with so...

How to Address Transportation Wastes Identified by LEAN Manufacturing

Waste #2: Transportation – Part 3 of 8: Addressing the Seven Wastes in LEAN Manufacturing with Corporate Kiosk It’s time to continue our series based on the seven wastes identified in LEAN manufacturing. It was one of our most popular posts ever, and certainly...

Addressing the 7 Wastes in LEAN Manufacturing with Corporate Kiosk

LEAN Thinking is Profitable Thinking: Part 1 of 8 If yours is like many businesses, you’ve begun the new year with big plans to cut waste in your operation. Along with increasing sales, it’s the only way to craft a larger bottom line. And that’s perfectly...

Smart Manufacturing…Small and Mid-sized Companies It’s GO TIME!

 5th and Final Post in a Series: What You Need To Know About Smart Manufacturing My final post in this series on smart manufacturing may be the most important one for you. So far, since my initial post “What Is Smart Manufacturing, Exactly?” where I...

Smart Manufacturing…Productivity At The Price Of Security?

#4 in a Series: What You Need To Know About Smart Manufacturing Smart manufacturing offers so much potential, it is clearly the future of industrial productivity.  As I mentioned in the post introducing this series on smart manufacturing, smart manufacturing allows...

IoT Provides the Fuel for Smart Manufacturing

#3 and Final Post in a Series: What You Need To Know About Smart Manufacturing So far in this series, we’ve taken a pretty broad look at the trend toward smart manufacturing. In my initial post I gave a general introduction of the concept and how smart manufacturing...

Smart Manufacturing and YOUR Bottom Line

In my post introducing this series on Smart Manufacturing last week, I talked about the benefits of smart manufacturing. Machines equipped to “talk” with one another can make adjustments instantly, using real-time data to maximize production. Human interaction is minimized, which reduces the possibility of erroneous reading or slow response times.

I also mentioned that, for all its advantages, smart manufacturing isn’t embraced by everyone. In fact, in its 2014 Manufacturing Outlook Survey, the American Society for Quality (ASQ) found that 87 percent of U.S. companies are not yet using it at all. In fact, 37 percent of the businesses surveyed stated they had no interest in smart manufacturing.

What Is Smart Manufacturing, Exactly?

What YOU Should Know About Smart Manufacturing. #1 In A Series. It’s certainly not a new sentiment, but it may be truer today than ever…if you aren’t moving forward, you’re falling behind. The hyper-competitive business landscape has made pressure a 24/7...

Visual Management Tools for 5S Methodology and LEAN Implementation

We have partnered with Orgatex, the leader in innovative and effective LEAN visual management tools and material flow solutions for manufacturing and service organizations applying Lean principles and processes. Orgatex and Superior Business Somutions can make your work day easier and more efficient by providing you with durable and innovative visual management tools for implementation of 5S methodology and optimization of LEAN processes.

Top 5 Superior Business Solutions Blogs of 2014 – #1

And finally, our number 1 winner for our most popular blog posts on the Superior Business Solutions Business Blog from 2014, is How to Address the Seven Wastes Identified in LEAN Manufacturing with Corporate Kiosk. We hope you enjoy the recap and check out the rest of...

Top 5 Superior Business Solutions Blogs of 2014 – #2

Coming in at number 2 for our most popular blog posts on the Superior Business Solutions Business Blog from 2014, comes Top 10 Trade Shows In The United States for the Manufacturing Industry. We hope you enjoy the recap and stay tuned for the rest of the month’s...