Creating Mixed Model Value Streams: Practical Lean by Kevin J. Duggan

By Kevin J. Duggan

Following within the footsteps of its bestselling predecessor, Kevin J. Duggan, an government mentor and well-known authority on Lean and Operational Excellence, attracts on greater than 10 years of expertise and studying to supply Creating combined version price Streams, moment variation. This moment variation takes a step by step method of enforcing Lean in advanced environments and describes which Lean recommendations to exploit while confronted with tough situations—including excessive product combine, scheduling difficulties, shared assets, and volatile buyer call for. as well as a brand new part on dealing with shared assets to aid combined version construction, the second one version:





  • Contains updates to sections on combined version worth streams

  • Introduces new details on developing product family members matrices

  • Expands at the suggestion of takt in combined versions

  • Provides extra insights on present combined version strategies, corresponding to picking out product relatives, takt capability, and heijunka (load point scheduling)

  • Presents new suggestions on sequencing paintings, equivalent to offset scheduling and sequenced first-in, first-out (FIFO) lanes


Illustrated with a case examine in response to real event in addition to a CD with invaluable instruments, the e-book walks readers in the course of the reasoning the writer has used with nice good fortune in perform. It delves past the fundamentals of worth circulation mapping to give an explanation for the best way to create destiny states in a producing surroundings characterised through a number of items, various cycle occasions, and altering call for. Demonstrating complex concepts for growing circulate via shared assets, it additionally considers the idea that of a assured turnaround time for the shared source.



The Accompanying CD Includes:





  • Spreadsheet and educational for sorting items into families

  • Spreadsheets for calculating apparatus required and for picking out the period for each half each period (EPEI)

  • Samples of visible procedure sheets for traditional work

  • Case learn worth move maps and mapping icons

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