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Lean Manufacturing Process | Purpose of Lean Manufacturing

Lean Manufacturing:
Doing more with less by employing ‘lean thinking.’ Lean manufacturing involves never ending efforts to eliminate or reduce ‘muda’ (Japanese for waste or any activity that consumes resources without adding value) in design, manufacturing, distribution, and customer service processes. Developed by the Toyota executive Taiichi Ohno (1912-90) during post-Second World War reconstruction period in Japan, and popularized by James P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones in their 1996 book ‘Lean Thinking.’

Lean Manufacturing, also called Lean Production, is a set of tools and methodologies that aims for the continuous elimination of all waste in the production process. The main benefits of this are lower Read more…

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Posted by Ataul Islam - December 20, 2013 at 3:35 pm

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Lean Manufacturing Process

Lean Manufacturing :
Lean manufacturing, an approach that depends greatly on flexibility and workplace organization, is an excellent starting point for companies wanting to take a fresh look at their current manufacturing methods. Lean tech-niques are also worthy of investigation because they eliminate large capital outlays for dedicated machinery until automation becomes absolutely necessary. Read more…

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Posted by Ataul Islam - October 26, 2013 at 12:26 pm

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