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Finding Printers' Hidden Waste
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Finding Printers’ Hidden Waste
Book 2 of Operational Excellence Workbook Series

Kenneth E. Rizzo

Waste is the cost of time and materials that consumes resources without adding any value to the product, which results in product that is unacceptable to the customer, or which the customer is not paying for.

Book 2 in the Operational Excellence workbook series reviews the ten forms of waste and the many ways waste can be found and eliminated via a Technical and Production Assessment process. It also details Operational Excellence (OPEX), Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), and Value Stream Mapping (VSM) with numerous worksheets and diagrams that can be used to analyze the entire preproduction, preprinting, printing, post-printing, and shipment processes and measure inventory, raw materials, work-in-process, and staffing.

Sections include:

  • The Ten Forms of Waste
  • Finding Waste
  • Best Practices—Operational Excellence
  • Best Practices—Overall Equipment Effectiveness
  • Best Practices—Value Stream Mapping
  • Let’s Develop a Value Stream Map

Specs: 64 pp., 8.5x11-in. spiral bound, ISBN 9780883627129, copyright 2011.