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If raw material has been received and it stays in inventory for one day before processing starts, would this be considered non-value added time?

After receiving raw material from our vendor, it stays in inventory for around 1 day before any processing starts on this raw material. Is this inventory of raw material a part of non-value added time? Great Question! Unless the raw material demands the waiting before it can be used, the answer is no. But based…
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3 Levels of a “Fix”

With over 30 years in continuous improvement, I have had the opportunity to hear from and study with a number of truly learned people. In the early 80’s, I was part of what was essentially a Deming User’s group. Through conferences and meetings, I got to meet and learn from…

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