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LEAN LEXICON

Find out what SMED, Heijunka, Kaizen, Muda stands for. Our lean lexicon describes the most common lean-terms with practical descriptions and usage in manufacturing environment.


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AVAILABLE TOPICS
3M Concept
5 Whys
5S
8D Report
A3 Report
Advanced Product and Quality Planning (APQP)
Advanced Supplier Quality (ASQ)
ANDON
ANDON Board
ANDON Signal
Assembly
Assembly Line
Auto Eject
Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV)
Batch Building Box
Before and After
Bill of Material (BOM)
Build to Order (BTO)
Build to Stock (BTS)
Capacity Machine
Cause-and-Effect Diagram
CHAKU-CHAKU
Changeover
Component
Consumables
Consumables Storage
Continuous Improvement
Continuous Improvement
Control Plan
Equipment
Final Assembly
First In, First Out (FIFO)
Fishbone Diagram
Fixture
Floor Marking
Floor Marking Tape
Flow Rack
Gauge
GEMBA
GENBA
HANEDASHI
HEIJUNKA
HEIJUNKA Box
Illumination
ISHIKAWA Diagram
JIDOKA
Jig
Just In Time (JIT)
KAIZEN
KANBAN
KANBAN Box
KANBAN Card
Lean Manufacturing
Lean Production
Levelling Board
Logistic Train
Machine
Make to Order (MTO)
Marking
Material and Information Flow Diagram (MIFD)
Monkey Production
MUDA
MURA
MURI
OBEYA
OK 1st Part
On-Time Delivery
One Piece Flow
Part
Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA)
POKA YOKE
Production Instruction KANBAN
Production Line
Production System
Pull Stock
Raw Material
Red Bin
Repacking
Sequencer Box
Set-Up
Shop Stock
Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)
Standardized Work
Start-Up
Stop at Defect
Sub-Assembly
Supermarket
Takt Time
Tools
Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
Total Quality Management (TQM)
Toyota Production System (TPS)
Value Stream Mapping
Visual Management
Waiting Queue
War Room
Waste / 7 Wastes
Withdrawal KANBAN
Work in Progress (WIP)
Work Instruction
Workstation
YOKOTEN (YOKOTENKAI)
Zoning