In an effort to better serve our customer’s needs, Beaver Aerospace & Defense, Inc. has turned to "lean" manufacturing, otherwise known as the Toyota Production System. Through employee empowerment and teamwork, we have made significant strides towards improving flow of products and services by eliminating waste in all aspects of the business, ultimately improving our ability to produce higher quality products at a faster pace and lower cost.
5S Visual Workplace is a program that helps to improve the flow of product and information, through the application of visual tools and standard practices. Our motto is… “A place for everything, and everything in its place.”
Kaizen Events – cross-functional team works together to identify and eliminate waste and improve flow of process. There are many tools offered by Lean Manufacturing to achieve this, such as Value-Stream and Process Mapping, SMED – Change-over Reduction, and Cellular Design.
Visual and Orderly
Change-Over Reduction of 57%
Clean and Clutter-Free