Lean is about helping businesses to be better, to work smarter and more efficiently.

It has helped many companies improve safety, quality, delivery, and profitability.

Since the Lean for Micro piloted in 2015 there have been more than 1000 Lean projects. This book details 22 case studies of businesses from service to manufacturing to software. It outlines the issues faced by the companies, what action were taken and what impacts resulted.

Learn how using simple tools and techniques with no expenditure on equipment, space or people helped;

  • Skylark increase productivity by 300%
  • Vacuum Pressure Services reduce pump service lead-times from 2.5 weeks to 1 week
  • Academy Crests increase productivity by 20%
  • Armour Interactive increase productivity by 70%

“The Lean Programme has transformed our company… we have reduced time in every aspect of our business and it’s the only way if you want to expand…”

Peter MorrowCEO Skylark

“Lean is more than just the sum of its parts – it enables those who want to make improvements in their business to delve deeply into every process, procedure, and system, and to find a way of doing it better, quicker, and more efficiently.”

Kathleen ScullyVacuum Pressure Services

“For anyone considering on embarking on this journey, I would say do not delay. If you are serious about improving your business and your profits, and believe in involving your team, then this is the next step on the ladder for growing your business. The Lean way of thinking is a mindset, a new way of looking at things… open your eyes to a better way of doing things!”

Andy SpillaneSavvy Kitchens

“Lean needs to be the foundation stone of any business. Our engagement with Lean brought clarity to our organisation by simplifying our work environment, increasing productivity, assisting with developing more effective monitoring of our KPIs, and thereby reducing waste and allowing the organisation to become more profitable. I would highly recommend the Lean programme to any small business interested in change and business improvement.”

Eamon CrowleyThe Irish Onion Company