What is 5S?

What is 5S?

2 min read 5S is more than just an organization strategy. The 5S methodology does provide a framework for cleaning and organizing work spaces but when implemented correctly, 5S can directly impact efficiency and productivity. Utilizing the 5S methodology builds a solid foundation for other programs like Lean manufacturing or Total Productive Maintenance. The term 5S comes from the steps outlined in the methodology, all Japanese words beginning with an S: Seiri, Seiton, Seiso, Seiketsu, and Shitsuke. Each …

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