Using Floor Tape to Assist With Your 5S Project

The 5S system has been used for years by individuals and businesses alike to increase efficiency and move organizational projects along in a, well, organized fashion. Colored floor tape, another staple of a lean workplace, is also commonly used to assist with organization and safety. How about combining the two? Let’s take a look at how you can use floor tape to assist with a 5S project. Sort The first step in the 5S system …

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5S for Beginners

The production methodology known as 5S was developed by the Toyota Motor Company, and used for organizing, cleaning, developing and sustaining their productive work environment. Introducing 5S to beginners, who aren’t familiar with it can be difficult at first, because there is so much to learn. Hitting the most important points, however, is typically going to be sufficient to get them pointed in the right direction. From there, ongoing learning and experience will help them …

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5S Markings

When planning out the safety and efficiency of any facility one of the most important things is to be able to mark off different areas quickly and easily.  Whether it is floor tape, safety labels or tags placed on different items within the facility, 5S markings are an essential tool to ensure the safety of employees.  Having these things available helps ensure the entire facility is working off of one standard which can help avoid …

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5s your area with Aisle Marking Tape

5S is a program or system to reduce waste and improve productivity through maintaining an organized workplace using visual tools to achieve more consistent operational results.   A 5S program will turn an inefficient and unorganized facility into a lean facility.  Implementation of this method will clean up and organize the workplace.  One of the easiest and most effective ways to visually accomplish this goal is through the use of aisle marking tape that is available …

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