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Five S stands for “5S” — Sort, Shine, Set in place, Standardize, and Sustain. 5S is used in lean to organize a workplace focusing on just the important tools that are actually used and making sure they are ergonomically available at the point of use. 5S represents a Lean 5S System.

What Are the Benefits of Lean 5S System?

5S is an exceptional lean system, in theory. Where it often falls short is in the execution. Now, I’m not saying that for every benefit of Lean 5S system, there’s a drawback. As designed, it’s all good. But like they say, “There are at least two sides to every story.”  What are the benefits of lean 5s system? Continue reading What Are the Benefits of Lean 5S System?