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Lean Manufacturing

09/03/2014 9:183 comments
Lean Manufacturing

What is Lean Manufacturing? Lean manufacturing, Lean Enterprise, or lean production, often simply, “lean“, is a production philosophy that considers the expenditure of resources in any aspect other than the direct creation of value for the end customer to be wasteful, and thus a target for elimination. Working from the […]

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Kanban

Kanban

What is Kanban? Kanban (literally signboard or billboard in Japanese) is a scheduling system for lean and just-in-time (JIT) production. Kanban is a system to control the logistical chain from a production point of view, and is not an inventory control system. Kanban was developed by Taiichi Ohno, at Toyota, […]

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