Lean manufacturing, when done right, can improve productivity and reduce waste on the plant floor. Successful implementation requires buy-in from workers. See three ways to change workers’ perception of Lean and build trust.
If implemented effectively, Lean planning practices can help meet critical production start dates and make up for delays caused by the pandemic
Utilizing six sigma principles, team of university researchers and standards groups are working on finding ways to set standards for quality control when it comes to additive manufacturing.
Team-led improvement ideas boost safety, efficiency and uptime for a precision molding operation.
Manufacturing operating systems have come a long way and can aid engineers in many ways. The right operating system will be intuitive, efficient and easy to use.
A solid foundation is required for any initiative
Purple deploys L2L’s Lean execution system to great success
The Factory of the Future can maximize the value and performance of every machine and production unit.
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Like soccer, a Lean daily management plan on a manufacturing floor requires team discipline to ensure success.