Lean manufacturing, lean enterprise, or lean production, often simply, "Lean," is a production practice that considers the expenditure of resources for any goal other than the creation of value for the end customer to be wasteful, and thus a target for elimination. Working from the perspective of the customer who consumes a product or service, "value" is defined as any action or process that a customer would be willing to pay for.
For many, Lean is the set of "tools" that assist in the identification and steady elimination of waste (muda). As waste is eliminated quality improves while production time and cost are reduced. A non exhaustive list of such tools would include: SMED, Value Stream Mapping, Five S, Kanban (pull systems), poka-yoke (error-proofing), Total Productive Maintenance, elimination of time batching, mixed model processing, Rank Order Clustering, single point scheduling, redesigning working cells, multi-process handling and control charts.
There is a second approach to Lean Manufacturing, which is promoted by Toyota, in which the focus is upon improving the "flow" or smoothness of work, thereby steadily eliminating mura ("unevenness") through the system. the TPS has two pillar concepts: Just-in-time (JIT) or "flow", and "autonomation" (smart automation)
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Virtual classes with iACT
The Virtual Classes will be conducted over the weekends. The virtual class is right in your comfort zone, you can attend this classes from your home or office. This will also provide you an opportunity to interact with the trainers and get your queries solved. Each virtual class will be recorded, in case you have missed any class, you can request for the virtual class link over the mail.
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Table Of Content
What is Lean?
Symptoms Indicating The Requirement for Lean Manufacturing
Meet Customer Requirement
Elements of Lean Manufacturing
Primary Tools used in Lean Manufacturing
Secondary Tools used in Lean Manufacturing
The Lean Manufacturing Rules
Training and Implementation
Implementation of Lean Manufacturing
How to Succeed with Lean Manufacturing
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