Etiqueta: lean manufacturing

What is Lean Manufacturing?

Lean manufacturing is a philosophy/management system on how to operate a people-based business, which defines how to improve and optimize a production system to focus on identifying and eliminating all kinds of “waste”, Defined as those processes or activities that use more resources than necessary. Identify some types of “waste” observed in production: overproduction, waiting time, transportation, overprocessing, inventory, movements and defects. Lean focuses on what should not be done as it does not add customer value and tends to…