7 Deadly Sins of Production Wastefulness

When it comes to reducing overhead, fewer methods are more effective than eliminating as much waste as possible. A lean, productive machine is also hypothetically more profitable. Many companies may succumb to certain common types of production waste, particularly in the manufacturing world. These types of waste were originally identified by Taichii Ohno to improve…

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Leankor Wins Big!

Everyone here at Leankor is celebrating some great news. Recently, the team attended and competed in the Energy New Venture Competition, hosted and sponsored by the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business, as well as Innovate Calgary and Encana. And after spending the day pitching an impressive (and intimidating) judging panel on the Leankor…

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Lean Into It

And so there I sat, mouth agape, as my customer and construction industry veteran Bill Black explained, “The commercial real estate construction process is broken and mired in waste. Seventy percent of all projects end over budget and late, while up to fifty percent of the construction process is consumed in non-value add work consisting…

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