Thoughts and considerations on 5-S implementation

Larry Rubrich
Tags: lean manufacturing, 5-S

While value stream mapping (VSM) and kaizen events are often the most misused of the lean tools, 5-S is the most misunderstood lean tool. Here are some 5-S thoughts and considerations to review.  

Common 5-S issues and mistakes:

About the author:
Larry Rubrich is the president of WCM Associates LLC. For more information, visit or call 260-637-8064.