Press Release: How To Improve Lab Efficiency Easily with The Lean Lab Checklist from METTLER TOLEDO
TheLean Lab Checklist gives laboratory managers an easy-to-use tool to assess the efficiency of their labs and identify potential areas for improvement. It provides tips on topics applicable across diverse industries, including how to simplify processes, eliminate unnecessary steps and increase productivity.
Greifensee, Switzerland—November 25, 2018—Lean Laboratory is a fast-growing trend developed from the principles of lean manufacturing. Well-established tools such as value-stream mapping can help reduce lab lead times, costs, and levels of work-in-progress to increase efficiency in a wide range of industries such as pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and food & beverage.
The Lean Lab Checklist, developed by world-renowned process experts both inside and outside METTLER TOLEDO, is an ideal place to start with Lean Laboratory implementation. The nine-point checklist helps managers of labs of all sizes evaluate how lean the lab currently is and then identify which actions could have the greatest potential to for improvement based on their lab’s set-up.
The checklist contains 35 questions divided into nine areas of improvement. To use the checklist, the respondent simply ticks “yes” or “no” in answer to each question. The total number of “yes” responses is an indicator of how lean the laboratory is, while “no” responses illuminate areas where there is still room for improvement. Helpful tips and recommendations for making changes in these areas are provided in each section.
See how improving efficiency in the laboratory and eliminating unnecessary workflow steps can help you realize significant productivity improvements. Download the nine-point METTLER TOLEDO Lean Lab Checklist now.
About METTLER TOLEDO
METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. The Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. METTLER TOLEDO also holds top-three market positions in several related analytical instruments and is a leading provider of automated chemistry systems used in drug and chemical compound discovery and development. In addition, the Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of metal detection and other end-of-line inspection systems used in production and packaging and holds a leading position in certain process analytics applications. Additional information about METTLER TOLEDO can be found at www.mt.com
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