Practical Process Improvement
Practical Lean skills for your business



             Welcome to Practical Process Improvement !

Practical Process Improvement (PPI) provides practical and realistic support for business improvement efforts. PPI offers over thirty years of hands-on international experience in a variety of industries including Dental Labs, Medical Devices, Clinical research, Electronics, Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer goods, and Chemicals. Processes PPI has worked on include Dental Lab process flow and remake elimination, Electronic PCBA and Assembly, Forging, Investment casting, Injection molding, Machining, Warehousing, and Repair.

          • Lean program design & support
          • Interim program management
          • Lean Marketing
          • Kaizen workshops
          • Strategic planning support
          • Management consulting & coaching
          • Train the trainers
          • Lean capability assessment and evaluation
          • Education, training, implementation

o  Value Stream Mapping

o  6S and Visual Management

o  Kaizen

o  Standard Work


o  Cell Design

o  Quick Changeover (SMED)

o  Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

o  Mistake-Proofing (Poka-Yoke)

o  Replenishment Systems (Kanban)

o  Facilitation Skills

o  Lean in the Office


Practical Process Improvement has played key roles in Lean Manufacturing design and implementation, Lean Office processes, Theory of Constraints, Operational Assessment, Supply Chain development, Manufacturing/ Project management, and Process redesign. PPI offers extensive experience in the implementation of such productivity programs as Value Stream Mapping, Mistake Proofing, Set-up reduction, Kaizen, Cellular Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Supply Chain Development, Demand Flow and Total Productive Maintenance. With every client, PPI maintains a focus on the use of teamwork, world-class manufacturing skills, and delivering bottom-line results to the business.

                                  Contact PPI about a Lean skills program for your organization (Download a brochure-click here)

Bob Yenkner

Practical Process Improvement

Cell: 860-638-9874


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