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  • Lean Today, Rich Tomorrowby Joe Bichai

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Learn how a factory condemned to closure transformed itself into the most productive North American manufacturer in its field. Follow the actual process that turned wasteful bad habits?including piecework, batch processing, and rework?into just-in-time/Lean philosophy-driven solutions?such as one-piece flow, U-shaped cells with work teams, and productivity... more...

  • The Results Facilitatorby Marvin T. Howell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This book explains and outlines the new role and characteristics of today?s facilitator. Discussing the tools and techniques that facilitators need to master to be successful, it illustrates the use of critical success factors (CSFs) for measuring progress towards achieving the objectives of a long-term program. The book examines the planning, conducting,... more...

  • Implementing Standardized Workby Alain Patchong

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 19.95

    Process analysis is the first tool needed to capture the initial situation before any improvement. Process analysis helps collect the "facts and data" that gives the overall production capacity of the process, shows all opportunities for improvement their amount and source. It is therefore possible to establish the target picture of the process condition... more...

  • The Basics of Hoshin Kanriby Randy K. Kesterson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 19.95

    The problem with most Hoshin Kanri books is that they describe a complex methodology that is overwhelming to most leaders and their organizations. The need to essentially change the culture of the entire organization to make Hoshin work isn?t practical for most companies when first starting out. The Basics of Hoshin Kanri uses an easy-to-follow... more...

  • Structure and Properties of Crosslinked Polymersby Gasan M Magomedov; Georgii V Kozlov; Gennady Zaikov

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2011; US$ 205.00

    This book gives a fresh point of view on the curing processes, structure and properties of crosslinked polymers. The general view is that the structure and properties of crosslinked polymers are defined by their density, this book demonstrates that the parameters are defined by the supermolecular (a more precisely, supersegmental structure) of the... more...

  • Lean Safety Gemba Walksby Robert Hafey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This book is a follow-up to the author's bestselling book, Lean Safety , published in 2010. It is a natural progression from the philosophical overview provided by Lean Safety to the reality of the application of those principles in facilities around the world. Throughout the book, the author takes readers on a journey of discovery using gemba... more...

  • The Process Mindby Philip Kirby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This book covers the downside of old thoughtware and the upside of new thoughtware. It sets out the principles on which thoughtware operates, describes its application at every level of work, and exemplifies its impact with real-life examples and case reports. One of the unique aspects of this book is the magnitude of results companies have achieved.... more...

  • The Lean Leaderby Robert B. Camp

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 29.95

    Like the author's previous book, this is a novel. It is written about a highly talented Plant Manager, Donald Spears, who has done things his own way for far too long. When he runs afoul of Jim, his VP of Operations, he is given an ultimatum: change or be removed. Don chooses to transform and that decision takes him on a new journey that forever alters... more...

  • Handbook of Pneumatic Conveying Engineeringby David Mills; Mark G. Jones; Vijay K. Agarwal

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 304.00

    Pneumatic conveying systems offer enormous advantages: flexibility in plant layout, automatic operation, easy control and monitoring, and the ability to handle diverse materials, especially dangerous, toxic, or explosive materials. The Handbook of Pneumatic Conveying Engineering provides the most complete, comprehensive reference on all types and sizes... more...

  • Machinery Component Maintenance and Repairby Heinz P. Bloch; Fred K. Geitner

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 146.00

    The names Bloch and Geitner are synonymous with machinery maintenance and reliability for process plants. They save companies like Dow and Equilon millions of dollars a year by extending the life of rotating machinery in their plants. Extending the life of existing machinery is the name of the game in the process industries, not designing new machinery.... more...