Get Lean with NMC: Your Visual Workplace

What is 5S

5S is a Lean method intended to improve efficiency by eliminating various wastes, including the waste of motion and time spent looking for tools, materials or information.

Learn more about Visual Workplace and 5S 

5S Overview Presentation

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5S Visual Workplace Overview

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We Have Resources to Help!

This process has been adopted by plenty of industry leaders and has made a fantastic difference on the NMC production floor. The tools below can help you get started slashing waste and maintain an effective and productive work environment.

5S Assessment Tool


Use this checklist to make sure you’ve taken every action for 5S success, and to maintain all your hard work!

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5S Workplace Org.

Step-by-step guide to get you started on 5S at your facility, with a checklist to make sure you start off on the right foot.

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Red Tag Tips

A how to guide for Red Tag inventory efforts with tips and tricks.

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