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16 Lean Manufacturing

16 Lean Manufacturing

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Published by: Gaurav Kumar on Apr 23, 2009
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Lean Manufacturing
Why Lean is the key to improvedmanufacturing
What is Lean?
Fundamental objective:
 –To create the most value while consuming thefewest resources.
How is the objective accomplished?
Lean production is aimed at the
elimination of waste
in every area of production includingcustomer relations, product design, supplier networks and factory management. Its goal is toincorporate less human effort, less inventory,less time to develop products, and less space tobecome highly responsive to customer demandwhile producing top quality products in the mostefficient and economical manner possible.

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