5S Supply Announces Photo Challenge Winners

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As part of yokoten (Japanese for sharing best practices) 5S Supply sponsored the "One Good Idea” Photo Challenge along with help from GBMP and the Visual Workplace. Participants were encouraged to share before and after photos of an area they improved using 5S and Visual Lean Principles

First Place "After Photo"

First Place "After Photo"

We would like to thank all of the participants for sharing the improvements they made. - Jennifer Molski, Manager Customer Care 5S Supply

The photo challenge allowed Lean practitioners to share their improvement ideas so that others may learn from them. The criterion for selection was based on:

1.    Originality
2.    A focus on lean and visual principles
3.    Impact to your work-space or organization

Entrants were encourage to mention the issue or problem that was trying to be solved, the solution that was implemented, benefits and who helped create the solution.

The winners selected were:

First Place - $500 gift certificate for merchandise from 5S Supply
Frank Gorena
Corporate Director of Operational Excellence
BE Aerospace
Final Staging Station – Consumables

Second Place - two DVDs from GBMP
Tony Recchia
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Ward Leonard Electric Company Inc
Contact Production Cell

Third Place - a Color Standards Template from the Visual Workplace
Bonnie Hauge
CAS Adaptive Solutions
Professional Aircraft Accessories - Accessories Shop

5S Supply would like to thank the distinguished panel of judges Pat Wardwell, LGC, COO, GBMP, Rhonda Kovera, CEO, Visual Workplace, Inc. and Chris Abrey, LBC Accurate Perforating for their time and effort in reviewing and scoring the entries.

Stop by http://www.5Ssupply.com for more information on how to apply lean principles to improve any workplace. Contact 5S Supply at 888 4 LEAN 5S (888-453-2657) or info(at)5Ssupply(dot)com. 5S Supply is the premier provider of Lean supplies, training and services.

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