Lean Manufacturing Tools
The goal in Lean Manufacturing is to deliver the value requested by the customers using the fewest possible resources. The method to reduce the necessary resources is to create flow, produce based on orders (pull) and continuously remove waste (activities that do not add value to the customers).
The 5 principles
Lean Manufacturing covers a major toolbox used to optimize production. All tools support the 5 basic principles in Lean.
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Because there are so many Lean tools in the toolbox it is a difficult challenge to choose the right tools and not start using more tools than the resources can handle.
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Results when using Lean Manufacturing
The implementation of Lean Manufacturing can lead to significant results in a production.
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Lean is about eliminating waste
There are 8 types of waste in Lean. The goal is to reduce the waste in the value stream.
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Introduction to Lean Manufacturing
Download a presentation of Lean Manufacturing and the most important tools.
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