The Chambers Role Attract business investment to the region. Encourage innovation and creativity through alliances and collaborations. Further public/private sector cooperation. Work to create a skilled workforce.
An introduction to Value Stream Mapping Whenever there is a product for a customer, there is a Value Stream, the challenge lies in seeing it. A powerful tool used to identify value-added steps in your processes from the customers point of view. The most important tool that lean thinkers will need to make sustainable progress in the war against waste.
Value Stream Mapping is a qualitative tool by which you describe in detail how your facility should operate in order to create (valuable) flow.
Creating the Map Identify the Value Stream running all the way from: Concept to launch Order to delivery Raw materials into the arms of the customer. Eliminate steps which create no value, but cause waste.