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Inside China VIDEO: Chinese Factory Motion Waste

On November 15, 2013, Posted by , in 6s, Productivity - Continuous Improvement, Quality Control, With Comments Off on Inside China VIDEO: Chinese Factory Motion Waste

Unscientific Operation: Method Die Casting Cutting Leather This video demonstrates numerous inefficiencies. First and foremost, it should be noted that there are numerous steel plated die cast cuts and molds. The machine that is being utilized is a press machine that will apply pressure and cut the die cast will…

Inside China VIDEO: Chinese Factory Extremely Inefficient

On November 15, 2013, Posted by , in Productivity - Continuous Improvement, With Comments Off on Inside China VIDEO: Chinese Factory Extremely Inefficient

High Fashion Shoes Boots: Applying Fabric Textile Adhesive This video example show a worker applying adhesive and tape to fabric and leather to be used in the production of high heel fashion boots. The problem with this video is that there is a fan blowing (just off camera) that directly…

VIDEO: Chinese Factory Labor Waste

On November 14, 2013, Posted by , in Productivity - Continuous Improvement, Uncategorized, With Comments Off on VIDEO: Chinese Factory Labor Waste

Space Messy: Overflowing Traffic, Production In Advance Problems Assembly lines were designed with the intention that product flows naturally and the assembly line itself serves as a value-add station, with ONE specific task. It can be noted here, in this video, that multiple tasks are attempted to be done at…

Case Study VIDEO: Chinese Shoe Factory Work Station

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Plastic Ring Inlet Grinding Time This particular Video Case Study provides the viewer with three (3) specific examples of three different workers performing the exact same task. In the world of Factory Management Consulting, the smallest of details can bring about some of the biggest issues and therefore bring forth…

Case Study VIDEO: BEFORE & AFTER, Chinese Factory Worker

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Polishing Shining Boot Heels (Fashion): Twisting, Turning, Contorted, Inefficient Before In this video a worker is operating a polishing and grinding machine. His sole task is to take the high heel and add value by polishing a bit deeper and finer. The worker receives his set of high heels from…

VIDEO: Chinese-Factory-High-Fashion-Luxury-Boots-Motion-Waste-Inefficient-Labor-Manpower

On November 14, 2013, Posted by , in Productivity - Continuous Improvement, Uncategorized, With Comments Off on VIDEO: Chinese-Factory-High-Fashion-Luxury-Boots-Motion-Waste-Inefficient-Labor-Manpower

It can be noted from this particular video example that there are several stages of value creation and value added work being done to create the final product fashion boot. The worker in the center of the video is using a nail gun to secure padding and insoles for the…

VIDEO: Inside-China-Chinese-Factory-Motion-Waste-Ergonomics-Worker-Health-Safety-Labor-Conditions-Posture

On November 13, 2013, Posted by , in Productivity - Continuous Improvement, Uncategorized, With Comments Off on VIDEO: Inside-China-Chinese-Factory-Motion-Waste-Ergonomics-Worker-Health-Safety-Labor-Conditions-Posture

This short video clip provides a rather egregious and disturbing video of a worker who is not utilizing a chair or another similar method in order to ensure ergonomic harmony. Viewing the task that this specific employee is performing, it is noted that the leverage, pressure, and power needed to…

Case Study VIDEO: Before-&-After-Chinese-Factory-Worker-Labor-Placement-Efficiency-Effective-Assembly-Line-High-Fashion-Luxury-Shoes

On November 13, 2013, Posted by , in Productivity - Continuous Improvement, Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Case Study VIDEO: Before-&-After-Chinese-Factory-Worker-Labor-Placement-Efficiency-Effective-Assembly-Line-High-Fashion-Luxury-Shoes

Case Study for an assembly line for fashionable shoes, a before & after snapshot of what is wrong. In the first video: the BEFORE Video, it can be noted that there are several major issues: there are at least 7 or eight workers in the first video that are focused…

VIDEO: Inside-China-Chinese-Factory-Textile-Sewing-Assembly-Line-Overcrowded-Inefficient-Work-In-Progress-WIP-Control

On November 13, 2013, Posted by , in Productivity - Continuous Improvement, Uncategorized, With Comments Off on VIDEO: Inside-China-Chinese-Factory-Textile-Sewing-Assembly-Line-Overcrowded-Inefficient-Work-In-Progress-WIP-Control

Assembly lines inside a factory are designed to be efficient, fast, thorough, and effective in connecting integrated and related steps in the production of a good. Work In Progress, also known as WIP, are items that, as the term suggests, are not yet finished goods that will eventually be used…

VIDEO: Inside-China-Chinese-Factory-Excess-Inventory-Wasted-Space-Unorganized-Warehouse-Storage-Inefficient-Practice

On November 13, 2013, Posted by , in Productivity - Continuous Improvement, Uncategorized, With Comments Off on VIDEO: Inside-China-Chinese-Factory-Excess-Inventory-Wasted-Space-Unorganized-Warehouse-Storage-Inefficient-Practice

Inside this factory, it was truly astonishing to see so much excess inventory lying around across the factory floor. This video clip says a whole lot because a whole series of issues arise from experiencing and later fixing this factory’s problems. TO begin with, whenever a factory has inventory that…