This paper presents an application of the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC model. It is used to improve a plastic cup manufacturing process. The Improve Phase of the DMAIC model utilizes the amazingly simple, and yet effective, Japanese 5S techniques to achieve a dramatic improvement in the process.
Journal of Advances in Management Research – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jan 1, 2008
Keywords: Lean; Six Sigma; DMAIC model; 5S techniques