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7S

The 7S system is a lean manufacturing tool that improves workplace efficiency and eliminates waste

Automation Plastics 7S
Sort

Removing unnecessary tools and materials from a workspace. Only what is needed at a given station should be kept there; this frees up space for the rest of the process.

Set in Order

Carefully organizing the materials and tools that remain after the Sort step: “a place for everything, and everything in its place.” Organized work spaces can be used more efficiently and effectively.

Shine

Routine cleaning of the work area, tools, and equipment. A clean work area prevents clutter or dirt from hiding potential problems, and improves the working life of equipment.

Standarize

Documenting what’s being done so those improvements can be shared across the facility and into the future. This makes the new approach part of normal business.

Sustain

It is the Policy of Automation Plastics Corporation to commit the effort and resources ncessary to ensure the shipment of products that meet or exceed the Quality Standards expected by our customers.

Spirit

Changing and maintaining the corporate culture with employee engagement at all levels.

Safety

An organization that prioritizes Safety experiences dividends in terms of credibility, caring, compassion, and respect. These attributes of a world class organization are key to a culture of continuous improvement and the empowerment of people.