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  • APR teams with SPL Consulting for process and lean improvement program

    PL Founder and CEO Brian Van de Water has spent the last three decades in the printing and packaging industries.
    02.08.19

  • Omet focusing on multi-process presses, Lean printing

    Omet focusing on multi-process presses, Lean printing

    The Omet Group’s turnover in 2011 was the highest its ever been – $89 million, of which $64 million came from the company’s machines division, which is responsible for the production of narrow and mid-web printing presses and tissue…
    05.22.12

  • The Value of a Value Stream Map

    Everything you do, from door to dock, is what makes up your value stream.
    10.04.11

  • Developing a Lean Thinking Workforce

    So much time and energy has been spent and will continue to be spent on learning and using the tools of Lean that we've all become very familiar with. Tools like value stream mapping, 5S, point-of-use-storage and kanban can be easy to understand sinc…
    08.27.10

  • Enterprise-wide Lean

    This issue will mark three years since I first starting writing the Printing Lean column for Label & Narrow Web. In some ways it seems like it was just yesterday that Jack Kenny and I were having a conversation about contributing something to the…
    07.14.10

  • Kanban

    It happens every time I visit a client. "Here's our kanban", they exclaim and I, naturally, start looking around for a card, or a sign, or a signal of some sort. In other words, I start looking for a kanban. When I ask where this mysterious kanban is…
    01.15.08

  • Lean Manufacturing Blogs

    Lean Manufacturing is not about cars anymore. Lean is becoming popular in all kinds of industries, including label converting. Label & Narrow Web just started a column last issue devoted to this very topic. So I thought we should explore what is bein…
    08.31.07

  • New print consultancy specializes in ‘Lean’

    New print consultancy specializes in ‘Lean’ Southworth Consulting LLC, of Niantic, CT, USA, has recently launched and specializes in assisting printers and other graphic arts firms in the elimination of waste and inefficiency using the p…
    05.15.07