Lean Manufacturing produces more with existing resources by eliminating non-value added activities. Manufacturers are facing increased competition and the stakes are high. The winners in this competition work to eliminate overproduction caused by traditional scheduling systems and only make what customers want when they want it. Lean establishes a systematic approach to eliminating waste and creating flow throughout the whole company. It also helps develop and implement a long-term plan to streamline operations for success.

Our NIST-certified Lean program dramatically transforms the way manufacturers do business, producing more with existing resources by eliminating non-value added activities.

The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance is a leader in the expansion of Lean Manufacturing. Over the past 10-plus years, we have worked with more than 600 manufacturers and trained 19,000 employees.

Our Lean Manufacturing tools and services are not only proven, they’re flexible. The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance works in conjunction with private service providers to offer:

  • Strategic Planning and Evaluation
  • Lean 101 Introductory Courses (Spanish language course available)
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • 5S System (Spanish language course available)
  • Setup Reduction
  • Cellular Flow
  • Total Production Maintenance
  • Pull/Kanban System
  • Kaizen Implementation Projects
  • Reviews and Continuous Improvement