Every year we award an individual or team the coveted Kaizen Award ‘whose great idea has reduced waste and helped improve our business’.
‘Kaizen is about changing the way things are. If you assume that things are all right the way they are, you can’t do Kaizen. So change something! – Taiichi Ohno
This year the award went to Production Engineer Nirusan Thayaparan for his standardisation of our popular Quadrant fittings.
‘The project was successful in removing the bush operation on the Quadrant fittings and the standardisation of the emergency retro fit gear tray so it will fit the standard and the deep Quadrant body. The judges were impressed with the amount of waste reduction and how the idea went on to inspire other projects. It was also noted that out of this project came the Mini Dimples.’
Honourable mention went to Petar Pechev for the LED board orientation.