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Whether you are a custom manufacturer or a high-volume manufacturer, work cell design is a concept that consolidates common processes to reduce waste in labour and inventory. It also is a tool to facilitate FLOW within your process value stream which is the third principle of Lean. What logic and strategies do you use to create Flow and increase through-put in a work cell?

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April 8 was a busy day for the folks at Custom Foam Systems! Four dynamic back-to-back learning events made for a fruitful day of networking for Waterloo region manufacturers!
If you are a manufacturer and not currently a member of EMC, please contact Mike Baker:

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In the HR SIG we discussed accomodation strategies in return to work and older workers. Some of the strategies seemed to overlap and all showed a lot of creativity!

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