2 Second Lean: One Piece Flow

Posted On Nov 14, 2011 By Nate Lowrie

On Friday, we went to a manufacturing method called one piece flow.  With our shop being so small, processing batch kits was a bear but we did it because we thought it saved time.  Boy were we wrong!  For a 4'x4' kit, we were right around 6-7 hours per kit.  Not terribly bad, but not good by any means.  We are down to 4 HOURS per kit now just by processing one box at a time!  Here's a video detailing the change.

 


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