Mark Graban's - Lean Healthcare, Lean Hospitals, Healthcare Kaizen, Lean Thinking, Lean Manufacturing, Toyota Production System

New Balance Shoes Uses Lean


Kennebec (ME) Journal

Here is a case study of New Balance Shoes and their lean efforts. It certainly sounds like they have been able to stay competitive, in Maine, only through using lean to cut cycle times and drive improvement.

Please check out my main blog page at

The RSS feed content you are reading is copyrighted by the author, Mark Graban.

, , , on the author's copyright.

Please post a comment and join the discussion. Subscribe to get notified about posts daily or weekly.

Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and speaker who has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent book is the anthology Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also the VP of Improvement & Innovation Services for the technology company KaiNexus. He is currently writing his next book, tentatively titled Measures of Success.

1 Comment
  1. […] by Mark Graban on September 14, 2005 · 3 comments Lean Manufacturing Blog: New Balance Shoes Uses Lean […]

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.