Video: A Job Shop’s Lean Transformation

For shops considering a move to lean manufacturing—or a recommitment to lean manufacturing—this video is a great encouragement.

For shops considering a move to lean manufacturing—or a recommitment to lean manufacturing—this video is a great encouragement. Katie MacKay, VP of MacKay Manufacturing in Spokane, Washington, describes how the job shop was able to double sales and quadruple its rate of inventory turns while increasing staffing by only 30 to 40 percent, all thanks to the efficiency improvement resulting from lean.