What is Lean Manufacturing?

Posted on: July 2, 2014 by ISOReady

Lean manufacturing consists of established principles that determine if a process is wasteful in production. Every action should create value and eliminate unnecessary and excess use of resources. The concept originated with Toyota Production System (TPS) when the company identified wasteful practices and developed strategies to remove them to improve overall customer value. Most companies Read More


Basic Facts About Lean Manufacturing

Posted on: June 25, 2014 by ISOReady

Lean manufacturing became popular after W. Edwards Deming coordinated with Japanese leaders while teaching statistical process control. The Kaizen lean manufacturing process focuses on identifying problems within a process. When the problems are identified, the process can be modified, maintained, and improved. The entire concept of lean manufacturing is based upon the foundation of continual Read More


Benefits of Being ISO Certified

Posted on: June 18, 2014 by ISOReady

ISO certification has numerous benefits including economic, societal, and technological. If your company needs to eliminate any barriers in terms of international trade, the principles can help you integrate technical specifications of products and services. Companies employ International Standards to ensure that products are efficient, safe, and good for the environment. In general, the standards Read More


How to Become an ISO Consultant

Posted on: June 17, 2014 by ISOReady

Becoming an ISO consultant requires significant training and knowledge to properly advise clients on what they should do to ensure that their workplaces are environmentally-friendly and safe. Consultants can provide a responsible strategy for suppliers that are aligned with proper business ethics. They set controls for activities that may have an effect on the environment Read More


What is Current Good Manufacturing Practices Compliance?

Posted on: June 10, 2014 by ISOReady

What is CGMP Compliance? cGMPs or Current Good Manufacturing Practices are necessary for human pharmaceuticals. These standards affect nearly every American with a prescription or who purchases over-the-counter medications (OTCs) because they ensure that the medication is safe and secure. An awareness needs to be created for cGMPs to verify that every drug is safe Read More