Continuous Improvement

Gain a competitive advantage in a fast-paced environment

To succeed in today’s marketplace – whether globally or at the local level – companies need to provide their goods and services faster, cheaper, and better than their competition. It’s what sets apart those that are going places…and those that are going out of business. But how does YOUR company stack up? Lean continuous improvement solutions provide you with the tools necessary to create dramatic and lasting changes to transform your business into a world-class efficiency powerhouse.

  • Improve quality, productivity, and performance
  • Lower costs and reduce lead times
  • Foster smoother workflow and minimize end of cycle crunches
  • Utilize systematic and targeted problem-solving techniques
  • Improve customer AND shareholder satisfaction


The Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MD MEP) provides more than just training and tools. Through our team-based approach we work side by side with you every step of the way to foster stakeholder buy-in, to achieve sustainable results, and to develop your greatest assets – your culture and your people. Some of the related services we support include:

  • 5S Visual Management
  • Cell Design & Facility Optimization
  • Kaizen
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Lean Office & Business Operations
  • Production Leveling / Pull Systems
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Setup Reduction
  • Six Sigma
  • Standardization
  • Time Studies & Value Stream Mapping
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

Contact MD MEP today to improve your efficiency and gain a competitive edge.