Optical Instruments Manufacturer - Kaizen Activities
Planning and setting of semi-annual improvement targets
Monthly analysis on current situation: issues, kaizen proposals, results.
Daily Improvement tasks by Supervision Personnel
Lay-out design review
Workbench, parts, jig and tool placement review. Reduction of worker motion, process review.
Optical Tooling Theory & Applications
40-Hour Theory & Applications Course
Harnessing Light: Optical Science and Engineering for the 21st Century ( 1998 )
Bay Optical Instrument
is a leading innovator in the development of microscope ergonomics.
Established in 1983, Bay Optical Instrument is the inventor of the ErgoAdapter(TM) a workplace-inspired device that has revolutionized the use of stereomicroscopes in laboratories and manufacturing facilities across the United States.
Bay Optical designers bring more than 20 years of on-site experience with microscopes and applied optics to product development. Actively involved in microscope ergonomics in the industrial, medical and education sectors for more than a decade, they have developed high quality technologies that directly address real workplace problems. In fact, years of industrial usage by technicians in major corporations such as Boeing Aerospace, HewlettPackard and IBM have significantly reduced cumulative stress disorders and set new standards for company ergonomic programs.