Lean Manufacturing is to vigorously work on eliminating waste from the manufacturing process at all stages of the processes. The Waste is defined as any activity that does not add value from the customer’s point of view.
Lean Manufacturing California focuses to minimize waste within manufacturing system and maximize productivity. It eliminates waste that results from a poorly organized work area.
It is a system of techniques and activities for running a manufacturing or service operation. The techniques and activities differ according to the application at hand but they have the same underlying principle: the elimination of all non-value-adding activities and waste from the business.
Benefits of Lean Manufacturing California
The benefits of lean include reduced lead times, reduced operating costs and improved product quality, to name just a few.
The five principles of lean manufacturing are:
Identify value from the customer’s perspective.
Map the value stream
Establish a pull system
Pursue perfection with continual process improvement, or kaizen.