A Japanese word for improvement; refers to practices that focus on continuous improvement of processes in manufacturing or business management.
The Japanese term for a gradual approach to ever-higher standards in quality enhancement and waste reduction, through small but continual improvements involving everyone from the chief executive to the lowest-level workers.
Metal fabrication ripe for consolidation, or not? - by Tim Heston Will the custom metal fabrication business become more consolidated in the years to come? It's hard today, but more than likely, it will depend on the fabricator's customer base.
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