Lean manufacturing

Waste in Lean Manufacturing: Where to To Look and How to Reduce It

Taiichi Ohno, the founding father of lean manufacturing, identified three major roadblocks to a company’s work processes – Muda (wasteful activities), Muri (overburden), and Mura (unevenness). As such, any lean process today involves consistent efforts to eliminate waste in lean manufacturing. By cutting out or improving wasteful processes, organizations can reduce lead times and minimize…

August 30, 2020
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Value Stream Mapping: Exactly What Your Company Needs

Value stream mapping is a popular operational approach in many organizations, especially those that believe in lean operations. It helps minimize waste while maximizing productivity and customer satisfaction. Essentially, organizations can do more with less, thus realizing better value in the long run. Shortly, we’ll discuss the reasons why you should jump on the bandwagon….

July 13, 2020
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Going Lean Just Unearthed 3 Major Benefits to Manufacturing Businesses

The fourth industrial revolution brought to light admirable manufacturing practices that have largely been ignored by most industries over the years. One such practice is Lean Manufacturing. In lean manufacturing, manufacturers look to achieve more with less (time and resource wastages.) Lean thinking leads manufacturers to a path where they optimize all their processes and…

January 14, 2020
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These 5 Lean Manufacturing Principles Will Get You Quality Results

In simple terms, lean is a system, a way of life or even school of thought that’s focused on reducing waste in the industries. Usually, lean is applied in the manufacturing industries, and as a result, it can be used to reduce waste while also making sure high quality is maintained.

June 14, 2019
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Understanding Lean Manufacturing And How Salesforce Is Vital In Its Implementation

The Lean approach is founded on the principle of a thorough evaluation of a manufacturing process to find out the things that are done right and those that need to removed, or adapt all steps within the manufacturing process that are possibly generating waste.

March 28, 2019
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