Video: This is what lean looks like

PASADENA --  Lean guru, Brad Cairns, recently visited Xylem Design in Fort Collins, Colorado to explore the company's commitment to lean and came back with a glowing review.  Xylem manufactures pedestals, easels, and tradeshow and event furniture.  "The creativity and ingenuity were impressive but the best thing about Xylem is the complete commitment to lean from every employee in the organization," said Cairns. When analyzing the Xylem Design lean process, Cairns declares, "This could be your shop."


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Harry Urban

Harry Urban is the retired publisher of the Woodworking Network. Urban spent more than 30 years working in business-to-business publishing, trade shows, and conferences. He has travelled extensively throughout North America and overseas visiting and reporting on major manufacturing facilities and trade shows. In retirement, he's still following the woodworking industry, but he plans to do a lot more fishing.