5S Lean Workplace
Lean manufacturing, or lean production (often simply “lean”), is a systematic method for the elimination of waste within a manufacturing system.
6S Shadow Boards
A place for everything and everything in it’s place.
These carts contain all the tools required to assemble Garvey’s standard equipment. When the assembly department is busy, these tools can be used by temporary employees or team members from another department.
This 2-bin system eliminates the need for purchase orders and ensures that we always have critical parts in stock.
What is Kaizen?
Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) is a strategy where employees at all levels of a company work together proactively to achieve regular, incremental improvements to the manufacturing process. In a sense, it combines the collective talents within a company to create a powerful engine for improvement.
Fastenal Vending Machine
Our Fastenal vending machine enables employees to instantly acquire commonly used supplies by simply entering their employee number.
Cross Training Board
Our team is constantly improving their skill sets and we track their progress here.