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 •  April 21

Dozuki will be exhibiting at the 2018 Manufacturing & Technology Show, presented by IndustryWeek. The event takes place from May 8 - 10 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC.This event focuses on the key elements of advanced manufacturing: lean and continuous improvement, leadership, technology integration, talent management and best...

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 •  April 14

About the ClubThe Dozuki book club is your go-to place for industry books and resources. Our team curates knowledge from industry experts, letting you identify key takeaways and start implementing solutions quickly. This Month“Value Stream Mapping” (part 2) by Karen Martin goes over the importance of Value Stream Maps and how to map your current...

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 •  April 7

Dozuki and our partners are proud to be exhibitors at this year's Hannover Messe, the world’s leading trade show for Industrial technology. You can find us in the Digital Factory hall. This portion of the exhibition showcases software for secure distribution of information, production planning and control, virtual product development, and...

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 •  March 30

Last week we came across a radio segment that outlined an interesting problem that Chicago-based Vienna Beef had with hot dog production. When the company made the transition to a new production facility, their staple product changed — and nobody knew why. 8 Decades, Same Hot DogsThe signature product of the Vienna Beef company is their natural...

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 •  March 23

Without Standard Work, documented processes are often not used, or so out of date, that following them could become problematic. Standard Work is the foundation for any continuous improvement or Lean program, and time observations are the starting point. They are the foundation for which improvements are based on.Time Studies vs. Time Observations...

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 •  March 17

The Ambassador of LeanShigeo Shingo was an industry leader of Lean manufacturing principles and philosophies. Originally brought on by Toyota to update their Training within Industry (TWI) coursework and later assisting in improving changeover times, Shigeo used his experience with the Toyota Production System to write several books, both in Japan...

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 •  March 16

ISO 9001 is the world’s most commonly used standard for quality management systems (QMS). The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) defines a QMS as a “way of defining how an organization can meet the requirements of their customers and other stakeholders affected by its work.” About every 7 years, ISO updates their standard to...

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 •  March 6

The Dozuki book club is your go-to place for industry books and resources. Our team curates knowledge from industry experts, letting you identify key takeaways and start implementing solutions quickly.This Month“Value Stream Mapping” (part 1 of 2) by Karen Martin goes over the importance of Value Stream Maps and how to map your current process for...

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 •  March 6

The manufacturing industry is a professional arena with an overwhelming variety of industry terms and acronyms. We’ve tried to make a list of the most common Lean terms before… we didn’t get very far.An unfortunate byproduct of all this jargon is that similar phrases can be used interchangeably, which muddles their meanings. This is mostly...

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 •  March 6

The Half a Billion Dollar Mistake Assessing the damage at the nuclear waste facility. We recently wrote a popular article about a major mistake at a nuclear waste facility. In short, we cited poor standard revision processes as the root cause of the mistake, costing the company $500 million to remediate.However, as has been pointed out to us, we...