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Lean Manufacturing Services

Information, Training and Workshops

Lean Manufacturing process automation and continuous improvement are frequent topics in programming and publications offered by Printing Industries Alliance and our National affiliate, Printing Industries of America.


Continuous Improvement Conference Printing Industries of America’s Continuous Improvement Conference is the only industry event focused on helping companies achieve operational excellence by using the concepts of Lean Manufacturing.

Automation Solutions Network The Automation Solutions Network is the premier event to exchange ideas and solutions for JDF Workflows.


Hot Topics: Lean Manufacturing, Vol. 1
Hot Topics: Lean Manufacturing, Vol. 2
Lean Printing: Pathway to Success
Setup Reduction for Printers
Total Production Maintenance: A Guide for the Printing Industry, 3rd Ed.


The Lean Toolbox: 5S and Quick Changeover
Lean Manufacturing – TPM for the Printer


Lean Manufacturing Assessment Tool

This tool allows a quick assessment of your company’s progress in implementing Lean Strategies and tools. It was developed by Printing Industries of America based on Iwao Kobayashi’s “20 Keys to Workplace Improvement”. PIA members must be registered on www.printing.org to download the tool.

Printing Industries Alliance, your resource for professional Lean Manufacturing support in the graphic communications industry.

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