skip to main content
Virginia Tech® home
Title Available As Summary Date ID Author
Lean Thinking: Examples and Applications in the Wood Products Industry
Lean thinking is a process focused on increasing the value added to products and services and the reduction of waste. The term “lean,” coined by Womack during one of his visits to the Japanese carmaker Toyota in the early 1980s (Womack and Jones 2003), has become the universally accepted term for increasing value and reducing waste.
Nov 6, 2023 420-002 (CNRE-33P)
Pensamiento Lean: Ejemplos y Aplicaciones en la Industria de Productos de Madera (Lean Thinking: Examples and Applications in the Wood Products Industry) Nov 6, 2023 420-002S (CNRE-33S)
Statistical Process Control: Applications and Examples for Forest Products Industries
Creating value requires managers to master quantitative and qualitative techniques to document and analyze information used in the decision making process. Statistical Process Control (SPC) is a tool that allows administrators both in service and manufacturing industries to monitor process capability to ensure customer requirements are met efficiently and effectively.
Sep 29, 2020 ANR-140NP
Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) panels Fact Sheet Feb 21, 2022 CNRE-143NP
Analysis of Financial Statements Using Ratios May 10, 2019 CNRE-43P
Glue-Laminated Timber May 9, 2022 CNRE-151NP
Structural Composite Lumber (SCL) May 9, 2022 CNRE-152NP
Paneles de Madera Cruzada (CLT) (Cross-Laminated Timber) May 9, 2022 CNRE-153NP
Madera Laminada Engomada (Glulam) (Glue-Laminated Timber) May 9, 2022 CNRE-154NP
Madera Estructural Compuesta (SCL) (Structural Composite Lumber (SCL)) May 9, 2022 CNRE-155NP