Jo-Kell Inc., an electrical distributor and engineering company, completed their LEAN Enterprise Certification on April 11, 2008.
Jo-Kell has been implementing LEAN principles since 2007 through their partnership with Northrup Grumman Newport News.
LEAN incorporates principles of identifying value, eliminating waste and improving processes. In addition, one of the LEAN tenets is an organized, clean waste free work place. Jo-Kell’s LEAN initiative increased productivity and improved operations while reducing cost within the organization. LEAN strategies can be utilized in all business activities, from manufacturing to distribution.