Industries We Serve

What We Do

Lean Concepts Inc. is a specialized lean consulting and training team that helps organizations achieve excellence by assisting them not only in training, but also in the implementation of World Class Business techniques.  Lean Concepts Inc. utilizes proven, training techniques that teach team members the skills necessary to continuously improve the processes for making a variety of quality products and services, while maximizing the use of time, material, equipment, floor space, and effort.  At Lean Concepts, Inc. we believe that “Lean” is not something you achieve, but something you must constantly and continuously pursue and that the key to a successful pursuit lies in the ability of your team to sustain the initiatives started by our training after we leave your facility. 


LCI has manufacturing partners ranging in size as small as 6 team members to 400 in one location with multiple locations.


Reduction in Lead Time by as much as 12 months for some product lines

Implementation of standard work allowing for greater team member redeployment through the organization

Proven Methodology in the development of Daily Kaizen

Coaching at all levels in Lean Leadership and True North

Education K-12 and Higher Education

LCI is a partner of Lean Ohio. We have several project in the K-12 arena. Several Higher Education Partners have engaged with LCI to develop better process in there business offices.


60% reduction in student/teacher scheduling processes

Strategic planning and new campus development

40% defect reduction in contract review process

24% reduction in payroll processing time

80% reduction in process steps for internal invoicing process


In Local / State Government LCI has provided the following activities:

Lean Boot Camps for Government (32 week long Boot Camps)

Kaizen workshops in the following areas:

  •  Human Resources
  • Reduction of process steps by 30%
  • Fleet Maintenance
  • Reduction of Lead time by 15%
  • Inventory accuracy from 50% to the high 90s
  • Civil Engineering project planning process
  • Redevelopment of the collection and distribution process in Local Library systems


LCI has provided education and Kaizen support for Healthcare organizations.


Redevelopment and support in customer service for regional hospital in southern Indiana

Reduction in the number of handoff of patient records from an average of 5 to 1 during the checking in process.

Lean Education for senior level operations managers with Hospice

Development of internal Lean Leaders that has resulted on over 15 Kaizens in the last 24 months


The introduction of Standard Work and Kanban to the Hotel and Restaurant industries

Development of Standard Work with a housekeeping staff that resulted in a 7% reduction in cleaning time per room.

Development of Visual Standard’s for housekeeping staff reducing the training time for new hires.

Development and Implementation of Kanban reducing the number of product outages in liquor and bar supplies for a major restaurant chain.

For more information about our services and how we can help your business, please feel free to contact us.