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by Wayne K. Smith

Download Time Out: Using Visible Pull Systems to Drive Process Improvement (National Association of Manufacturers) eBook
ISBN:
0471192147
Author:
Wayne K. Smith
Category:
Engineering
Language:
English
Publisher:
Wiley; 1 edition (January 29, 1998)
Pages:
288 pages
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Pull how to use Pull Systems as theprimary tool for managing time in a process and how to apply themto your specific environment. Visible Management and Continuous show to use Pull Systems to institute an ongoing improvementprocess, build employee involvement, measure yourorganization’s evolving capabilities, and guide your futuregrowth.

Many leading companies-DuPont, Union Carbide, and International Specialty Chemicals-have seen significant benefits from its application.

Time Out introduces a revolutionary process, Visible Pull, for .

Many leading companiesDuPont, Union Carbide, and International Specialty Chemicalshave seen significant benefits from its application. Wayne Smith's cycle time reduction strategies and Visible Pull Systems are the glue that unifies all functions of the operation in all critical performance areas.

Visible pull is a revolutionary new method wherein stations act in concert with one another and enable the company to allocate . National Association of Manufacturers.

Visible pull is a revolutionary new method wherein stations act in concert with one another and enable the company to allocate resources to better advantage. These systems have already contributed to exceptional performance at some of the country's leading companies, such as DuPont, Union Carbide, Specialty Paperboard, and . Time Out: Using Visible Pull Systems to Drive Process Improvement.

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Time Out introduces a revolutionary process, Visible Pull, forintegrating the new world-class management tools aimed at cycletime reduction, quality improvement, and optimum customer service.Many leading companies—DuPont, Union Carbide, andInternational Specialty Chemicals—have seen significantbenefits from its application. Typical benefits have included a 10to 20 percent gain in capacity, a 30 to 40 percent reduction ininventory, a 50 percent reduction in cycle time, and more. In thisauthoritative new book, one of Visible Pull's pioneers describesthe development of Visible Pull and lays out a detailed roadmap forapplying it to your own unique business. With thirty years ofhands-on experience, Wayne Smith knows the obstacles that canimpede improvement in a plant. Here, he outlines the changes inphilosophy and behavior that must take place before progress can bemade. Smith differentiates between the traditional, inefficient"push" scheduling, where forecasts are made and everyone pushesmaterial forward to meet the schedule, and the Pull Systems, whichlimit and control production based on downstream demand. WithVisible Pull, workstations act in concert with one another, whichin turn enables the company to better allocate resources, build aculture of teamwork, and link time-on-line to business goals.

In a series of five logical, carefully structured segments,Smith takes you step-by-step through the entire Visible Pullprocess, including:

Making the Decision—helps you decide if Visible Pull isappropriate for your organization through a high-level overview ofits goals, resource requirements, and potential benefitsAssessing and Planning—explains how to identify andassess opportunities for improvement, choose the right tools, anddevelop a specific plan for changePull Systems—demonstrates how to use Pull Systems as theprimary tool for managing time in a process and how to apply themto your specific environmentVisible Management and Continuous Improvement—describeshow to use Pull Systems to institute an ongoing improvementprocess, build employee involvement, measure your organization'sevolving capabilities, and guide your future growth.

Replete with examples drawn from the experience of world-classmanufacturers, Time Out in-cludes a full range of simulationtechniques, as well as detailed, real-world application methods setwithin the context of an integrated enterprise.

Designed for manufacturing, operations, and distributionmanagers, supervisors, team leaders, design engineers, and othersconcerned with manufacturing processes, Time Out offers animmediate and unprecedented opportunity for truly breakthroughimprovement.

Time Out offers a detailed roadmap for dramatically improvingmanufacturing cycle time in your company by using Visible PullSystems to integrate and focus the complex array of competingmanagement techniques. The book details how world-class businesseslike DuPont, Union Carbide, and others have benefited fromimplementing cycle time techniques and how you can draw from thetoolbox to meet your company's unique needs. With Visible Pull,companies learn how to maximize the use of their manufacturingworkstations, allocate resources better, and link time-on-line tobusiness goals. With a full range of real-world examples,simulation techniques, and application methods, Time Out offersmanufacturing managers, supervisors, engineers, and others adynamic new way of raising overall manufacturing performance.

"Wayne Smith has an obvious depth of technical and conceptualknowledge together with a breadth of manufacturing experiencerarely found these days. Our members know the genuine article whenthey see it and Wayne Smith is asked back after everypresentation."—William H. King, President, AME NortheastRegion.

"The principles set forward in this book apply to every plant.Wayne Smith describes the basic principles of cycle time reduction,Visible Pull Systems, and bottleneck identification and protection,which are easily grasped from the CEO office down to the shopfloor."—P. J. Boyle, Operations Manager, UOP LLC.

"By applying the simple, straightforward methods championed bySmith, your organization will see benefits pouring to the bottomline."—Alan Goodman, Corporate Quality Manager, ISPCompany.

"Wayne Smith's cycle time reduction strategies and Visible PullSystems are the glue that unifies all functions of the operation inall critical performance areas. Time is clearly the enemy ofefficiency, and this is the best program I've seen to get theorganization after it."—David E. Rousse, Vice President andGeneral Manager, FiberMark, Inc.