PRLog - May 26, 2012 - IOWA CITY, Iowa -- QMSS has compiled a list of case studies from companies around the world, that show how Lean and Six Sigma techniques can be used to reduce environmental issues.
Companies such as Lockheed Martin, Baxter Healthcare, Goodrich Aerostructures, DTE Energy, Dallas Children’s Medical Center, JEA Utilities and many more have applied the same concepts they use in other parts of their business to address environmental risks and costs.
Each summary contains topics such as: just-in-time chemical management system,Value Stream Mapping, Pre-production Planning (3P), Design for the Environment (DfE), capability analysis, Dumpster Dives, gemba walks, pull system, regression analysis, 5S and many more.
The environmental problems are categorized into different sources: Energy, Water, Raw Materials, Pollutants, Hazardous Waste and Pollution, Solid Waste (Garbage/Trash)
In addition, you can click on the reference link to learn more details about each study. The report can be downloaded for free at http://www.qmss.biz/