lean manufacturing

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lean manufacturing

the use of a suitable combination of techniques enabling an organization to reduce costs and waste in any form, thus improving efficiency and effectiveness. The following techniques form the basis of lean manufacturing. Continuous improvement (KAIZAN); SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT, (see KEIRETSU) CELLULAR MANUFACTURING (group technology); FIVE S (5S); VALUE ANALYSIS; PROCESS MAPPING; SEVEN (7) WASTES; single piece flow (‘BATCH SIZE of one’); SINGLE MINUTE EXCHANGE OF DIES; STEP CHANGE; SUPPLY BASE REDUCTION (see SOURCING); KANBAN; TOTAL PRODUCTIVE MAINTENANCE. See PRODUCTION, COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE, COMPETITIVE STRATEGY, PRODUCTIVITY.
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