Andon Lights 101 – How to Use Andon to Improve Production Communication

Andon Lights 101 – How to Use Andon to Improve Production Communication

In Japanese, the word ‘andon’ means a traditional paper lamp or light. Toyota, however, incorporated the word to also be the default term for a type of lean signaling process used on work floors; that’s what we’re going to learn about today. What Is An Andon Light? In many production facilities,  Andons are usually cylindrical