Welcome to the new look LEAN PROCESS website

We have updated the site and added much more content for you to browse.  We have everything you need to know as you learn about lean manufacturing, six sigma and much more.  Learn about all those strange sounding abbreviations and acronyms in our guide to lean terminology.  Find recommended reading material and book reviews in the Lean Bookstore.  We’re even creating tutorial videos to explain some of the more advanced concepts in our Lean Video Library.  These are just some of the helpful things you’ll find here – we hope you like it!

Not sure where to start?  How about learning how visual management can define targets and goals?  Or how about some analysis tools to help you determine the root cause?


Lean Terminology

Lean glossary

Lean Books

Lean Manufacturing Books

Six Sigma Tools

Six Sigma Tools

Latest Blog Posts

Lean Metrics: The danger of chasing numbers

One of the key principles in lean manufacturing implementations is to “make it visual”.  The premise is that anybody should be able to understand the current status of a process at a glance.  Any out of standard conditions should be immediately obvious, so... read more

7 Wastes of Lean Manufacturing

Use these links to quickly navigate to the various sections of this article What is waste? The 7 wastes of lean manufacturing How to remember the 7 wastes The 8 wastes of lean manufacturing 7 wastes of lean in services 7 wastes of lean in healthcare What Is Waste?... read more