How one employee changed the whole production game

By | 2017-04-18T12:45:57+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: Productivity & Efficiency|

  Monthly savings of a whopping $200,000-plus. That’s how much Custom Bus Australia, who make huge buses, and employ more than 60 staff, have achieved thanks to productivity training by the Improve Group. Custom make big buses, very BIG buses. Big buses have an enormous number of components and Custom hand build every bus. They run [...]

Leaning out of the Window

By | 2017-04-18T12:51:05+00:00 June 10th, 2016|Categories: Productivity & Efficiency|

Lean manufacturing concepts and systems have been around for many years in the manufacturing and assembly industries, yet the windows and doors sector tends to lag behind in the application of these tools. In this article, we’re going to explore how Australian windows and doors manufacturers can improve their productivity and profitability using lean thinking.   Imagine that [...]