Michael Taubitz

Contributing Writer
General Motors Corp.

Phone: 248-753-5771
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He is the global regulatory liaison for General Motors Corp., and the company's representative to the Automotive Industry Action Group and the ANSII B11 Accredited Standards Committee. Most recently he established the company's process for emerging global health and safety issues. A member of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA) International Safety Council..

Shop Management | Articles

5S—The foundation for lean and safe

August 26, 2008 | By Michael Taubitz

Lean, a popular term in manufacturing, most often is associated with organizing and eliminating waste on the shop floor. However, lean is also very effective in the office environment. Having a lean operation across the board improves efficiency, productivity, and safety. This article discusses the benefits of 5S and how to implement it.

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