The Principles of Lean Manufacturing

The Principles of Lean Manufacturing

Lean manufacturing is something that is very well known these days as more and more companies seek to follow a tradition started by Toyota Production system. The Toyota Production System created lean manufacturing, which is a management philosophy that helps the company focus on the reduction of Toyota’s seven wastes, which improves the overall customer value. The terms lean manufacturing and Six Sigma are often used interchangeably because both processes focus on a reduction of process variation. Toyota’s lean manufacturing philosophy has helped them grow into one of the biggest…

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