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Shadow Tape for 5S and Tool Organization

Triton ® offers a valuable solution to help keep tools organized on pegboard. How do we do this? We offer a product that helps you shadow tools on your pegboard. Our TSV1260 line is a self-adhesive vinyl tape available in Black, Blue, Gray, Green, Red, Orange, White, and Yellow. Tool Shadowing is also an important […]

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“How can I store and organize all of my small, loose parts, items and tools?”

We hear that question quite often in our line of work. From homeowners, to renters, to factory workers and even business owners concerned with Lean and 5S initiatives; it seems everyone has a small and loose items that need organized. We’ve heard from assemblers, medical professionals, artists and craftsmen (and women) as well as an […]

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Silhouette and Forget

What is Silhouetting and how can it help me? One of the biggest issues in staying organized is remember where everything is and where it is supposed to be. Have you ever gone looking for something, knowing where it should be, only not being able to find it? Who moved it? Where did you see […]

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Use what you’ve got. Start now.

Ever heard the phrase “Shake what your mama gave you?” Well, the idea is that you’ve got to use what you’ve been given. Play the hand you’ve been dealt, if you will. Do the best with what you’ve got. Why are we talking about this? Well, last month we urged you to Face the Friction. Here’s one more way to do it: Consider […]

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How we do 5S

How we do 5S In our last installment, we discussed What 5S is and how you can use it at home. Now let’s talk specifics. How can you do 5S in your own life? Well let’s talk about how we do 5S. But first let’s quickly revisit what 5S is: 5S is a methodology of […]

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What is 5S and how can I use it at home?

What is 5S?   5S is a methodology of management consisting of five steps that are repeated in a manufacturing or industrial setting to ensure quality, limit waste, and maximize employee time and efforts. 5S was developed in Japan and was documented during a study of Japanese manufacturing methods in the late 1980’s. It was first […]

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Get Organized. Here’s Why:

Why would you want to organize your home, office, garage or life? I suppose the better question is “Why not?” Although it’s a simple enough idea, almost no one is as organized, neat and tidy as they’d like to be. So why not? Is it the time or effort required to take hold of one’s […]

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