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.
Blockchain can provide benefits to larger manufacturers looking to improve their Lean operations and reduce waste.
Toyota Kata seeks to enable organizations to gain and sustain competitive advantage through a cultural aptitude for process improvement and represents an attempt to correct various failure modes that are believed to have hindered past Lean manufacturing initiatives.