Talking Lean Construction with Next-Generation Employees

By Ashley Colburn, Director of SmartBuild

Lean construction is a term that started getting used around 1993 and addresses improving project delivery through schedule, costs, and quality. The term and methodology came about because there was such a steep decline in productivity in the construction industry. Lean construction takes lessons learned from “The Toyota Way” and other continuous improvement philosophies and focuses and adapts those lessons specifically for architecture, engineering, and construction. Learn More Talking Lean Construction with Next-Generation Employees

ADOPTING LEAN THE HOAR WAY

By Mike Waller, Project Executive

The construction industry is difficult – we manufacture customized products that are built exposed to Mother Nature with a team of hundreds assembled for a one-time effort/purpose. Tens and hundreds of thousands of pieces and parts come from all over the globe at the right time to fall into place in a massive jigsaw puzzle that must be completed in a defined timeframe. Learn More ADOPTING LEAN THE HOAR WAY