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What are the Benefits of Lean for Metal Fabrication Job Shops?

Posted by CAMM Metals on Mar 23, 2020 2:13:49 PM

What Does Lean Manufacturing Entail?

At its most basic, lean manufacturing focuses on the elimination of waste; not just physical waste, as in an excess of materials, but also waste that occurs as the result of overburdening, or via uneven workloads.  It systemically streamlines the entire manufacturing system to make it as efficient as possible, ultimately leading to greater efficiency, lower costs and faster production times.  In fact, research has shown that when lean principles are put into place, it can produce significant results, including reduced manufacturing lead times and floor space requirements, and increased first-pass yields, throughput and productivity.

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Topics: Lean Manufacturing, Lean

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