5S is a method to better organize your workplace and is a form of visual management that incorporates everything, from floor tape to operating manuals. It’s not only about cleanliness of organizing your production environment; it is also about the maximizing the safety and efficiency and this will ultimately contribute positively to the profit of a factory.
5S is a framework that puts the emphasis on using a specific train of thought and tools to create efficiency and value. It includes observing, analysing, collaborating and looking for waste and reducing, to improve your production environment sustainably. In addition, 5S can be used in the factories, to make operators aware of their, working environment, create more overview, find business faster and increase productivity.