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December 20, 2012 - Measuring 22 x 28 in. with high resolution printing, 8 Wastes of Lean Poster defines waste as Defects, Waiting Time, Extra Motion, Excess Inventory, Over Production, Extra Processing, Unnecessary Transportation, and Unutilized Talents. Poster can be placed in various parts of facility to remind employees of goals set to create more efficient,less wastefulworkflow. For outdoor scenarios such as shipping yards, UV lamination, and plastic poster hangers are available.

A New Product for Lean Workshops - 8 Wastes of Lean Poster is Now Available Through Creative Safety Supply

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Creative Safety Supply
7737 SW Cirrus Dr.
Beaverton, OR, 97008

Press release date: December 19, 2012

SUMMARY: Remind and empower employees to continue a lean workplace by placing posters that spell out lean’s methods.
Creating a lean office or manufacturing facility can be overwhelming if proper training is not provided for all employees from production workers to top office staff. Training tools and products are available through Creative Safety Supply to help provide understanding of the basics for a lean program. One such product now being offered is 8 Wastes of Lean Poster. By utilizing lean posters in a training workshop will draw attention to what lean is defined as. These posters are great for placing in various parts of the facility to remind employees the goals set to create a more efficient, less wasteful workflow in their workspace.

The 8 Wastes of Lean are defined on the poster as: Defects, Waiting Time, Extra Motion, Excess Inventory, Over Production, Extra Processing, Unnecessary Transportation, and Unutilized Talents. The 22” x 28” size with high resolution printing brings visual attention to the poster. The posters can also be placed in outdoor scenarios for those work environments such as junk yards or shipping yards. UV lamination and plastic poster hangers for added protection from outdoor environments will keep the poster looking like new.

Lean manufacturing can be considered as a business model and collection of tactical methods that emphasize eliminating non-value added activities (waste) while delivering quality products on time and for less cost with greater efficiency. A good business strategy for becoming successful and creating a competitive advantage is as simple as implementing a lean program. The 8 Wastes of Lean Poster keeps the employees focus on minimizing waste and empowers employees to better themselves and their workspace. A training coordinator for lean commented, “Posters are a great tool for use in keeping employee’s focus for continuing on the right path to a lean facility.”

For more information about 8 Wastes of Lean Poster or other lean products, please visit or call toll-free (866)777-1360 to speak with a professional representative.

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