5S

The name of this Lean tool derives from the first letters of all the steps,

in English as well as in Japanese language:

SORT (Seiri)
STRAIGHTEN (Seiton)
SHINE (Seiso)
STANDARDIZE (Seiketsu)
SUSTAIN (Shitsuke)
SORT (Seiri)
STRAIGHTEN (Seiton)
SHINE (Seiso)
STANDARDIZE (Seiketsu)
SUSTAIN (Shitsuke)

What is 5S?

A Lean tool that systematically organizes manufacturing plants, offices and work places. The focus is on visual control, organization, cleanliness and standardization, and the aim is to bring worker efficiency to the highest level. Results, as well as its speed of implementation, prompted us to single out this tool and create a 5S implementation service for our clients.

5S implementation

Usually, Lean implementation begins with 5S which is why it’s also called the implementation base. Depending on the size of the company and its resources, this tool can be implemented from 7 days to several months. The process begins by mapping the space in which the tools will be applied.

What is 5S?

A Lean tool that systematically organizes manufacturing plants, offices and work places. The focus is on visual control, organization, cleanliness and standardization, and the aim is to bring worker efficiency to the highest level. Results, as well as its speed of implementation, prompted us to single out this tool and create a 5S implementation service for our clients.

5S implementation

Usually, Lean implementation begins with 5S which is why it’s also called the implementation base. Depending on the size of the company and its resources, this tool can be implemented from 7 days to several months. The process begins by mapping the space in which the tools will be applied.

5S gives excellent results in a short amount of time:

Higher productivity
Simplified processes
Higher product qality
Better organized work spaces
Lower costs & higher income
Better process flow
Less work injuries
Motivated employees
Clearly marked locations

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