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  1. Value Stream Mapping for the Process Industries

    Creating a Roadmap for Lean Transformation

    By Peter L. King, Jennifer S. King

    Providing a framework that highlights waste and its negative effects on process performance, value stream maps (VSMs) are essential components for successful Lean initiatives. While the conventional VSM format has the basic structure to effectively describe process operations, it must be adapted...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Productivity Press

  2. The Product Wheel Handbook

    Creating Balanced Flow in High-Mix Process Operations

    By Peter L. King, Jennifer S. King

    The Product Wheel (PW) design process has practical methods for finding the optimum sequence, minimizing changeover costs, and freeing up useful capacity. So much so, that the DuPont™ Company and Exxon Mobil are just a few companies that have used the product wheel concept to achieve and sustain a...

    Published April 26th 2013 by Productivity Press

  3. Lean for the Process Industries

    Dealing with Complexity

    By Peter L. King

    Compared to its widespread implementation across almost all areas of production, Lean improvement efforts lag within the process industries. While, a number of innovators have successfully applied Lean principles to these industries over the last two decades, most of those pioneering efforts were...

    Published May 26th 2009 by Productivity Press

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