Two weeks into the New Year and some personal resolutions may already be just fond memories. But do you make yearly resolutions for your business? It’s not too late to resolve to cut the fat in your processes and go lean in 2020. Let C TEK Lean Solutions help you keep this year’s business resolutions.…

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We all have a lot to be thankful for during this holiday season.  Reflecting on 2019, C Tek Lean Solutions is thankful for the long-term relationships we have built with customers and the many new relationships we developed over the past year.  We appreciate your partnership and are pleased to be your value-added supplier of…

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C TEK Lean Solutions manufactures quality components to improve the productivity and safety of your manufacturing environment. By applying our customized lean solutions, we bring dramatic improvements to customers in many industries. These far-reaching benefits include increased employee satisfaction, a harmonious workflow, and maximal floor space. At C TEK Lean Solutions, we create various solutions…

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Ergonomics 101 Workers in the manufacturing and distribution industries spend a lot of time moving around. But did you know, that excess movement can not only increase the risk of injury to employees, it can reduce the company’s productivity as well? Each year, four out of every 100 workers in manufacturing and distribution report a…

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Introducing automation in your manufacturing process can be a big breakthrough for your organization. Several organizations begin to put into consideration methods by which they can improve their pricing, maximize profits, cut expenditures, and grow customers. Today’s customers are pertinent on getting goods and services at improved costs, with better quality and prompt delivery. Obtaining…

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Lean solutions can hold different meaning to different teams and difference companies. Although the implementations, productivity, and process changes may differ from plant to plant, the basic tenets remain the same. So do the myths that continue to exist due to inappropriate education at all employee levels. What Lean Achieves The goals of this philosophy,…

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You may conceive of lean as a philosophy and methodology for large corporations, but it’s easier to implement and just as useful for small to mid-sized businesses. Regardless of your product, a philosophy of continuous improvement lets you streamline material handling, better organize production, and standardize procedures. Getting started with the philosophy that revved up…

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Lean management and manufacturing processes can help an organization improve its productivity and revenue by 40 to 60 percent in a short time. Improperly implemented, it can hurt the firm. You can ensure proper implementation by recognizing the mistakes others have made that didn’t lead to success and planning around those. Key Terms In any…

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The cart, utilized on almost all work floors, is one of the keys to enhanced floor productivity. While many still utilized multiple uniform structures, carts provide optimum benefit through customization, providing invaluable benefits. Benefits of Carts Using carts to move products achieves five important items in one device: 1. Ergonomics 2. Safety 3. Space Savings…

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The ideal workstations for your manufacturing floor serve multiple purposes. They must also serve the company’s needs for quick, error-free assembly. Additionally, employee safety must be considered, protecting individuals from cumulative trauma disorders like carpal tunnel, and joint pain. While this customized need may sound like an expense that violates the tenets of lean manufacturing,…

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You have probably seen pipe and connector structures used in different manufacturing environments. You may have even built projects with the materials around the house. These versatile construction components, however, can be used beyond simple projects, and help you improve your company’s production line. Any lean manufacturing or management program relies upon making instant changes…

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Lean manufacturing combines the leading thought and line processes with the most successful business philosophies. While lean benefits from worldwide learning examples, this process of waste reduction and efficiency building usually focuses on the Japanese management philosophy of kaizen and the 1980s Toyota line processes. Not Just Manufacturing While most commonly associated with manufacturing, these…

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