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Lean manufacturing is a manufacturing philosophy of efficiency
which, when implemented, shortens the time between customer
order and factory shipment by eliminating waste or as the
Japanese call it the Muda.
Lean manufacturing "Uses less of everything
compared with mass production--half the human effort in the
the manufacturing floor space, half the investment in tools,
half the engineering hours to develop a new product in half
the time. Also, it requires keeping far less than half the
needed inventory on site (and) results in . . . fewer defects.
. ." Source:
The Machine that Changed the World
can be defined as the identification and removal of all non-value-added
activities. It is a manufacturing philosophy which shortens
the time line between the customer order and the product
shipment by eliminating
The goal of Lean Manufacturing is
to eleminate the muda (the waste). Taiichi Ohno's indentifies
7 common Mudas: over-production ahead
of demand, waiting for the next
processing step, unnecessary tranport of
processing of part due to poor tool and product
design, inventories more than the absolete
movement by employees during the course of
their work and production of defective parts.
How We Can Help?
Group consists of full-time trainers and consultants with industry-diverse
experience. While we do use industry proven approaches and
methodologies, we tailor these to fit your organization’s
A unique combination of manufacturing experience, business
and financial expertise, and a "hands-on" approach
creates a recipe for our clients' success. We not only identify
and prioritize opportunities to add significantly to your bottom
line; we develop and help our clients implement a plan for
exploiting those opportunities to achieve financially measurable
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