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Introduction to Lean Manufacturing


Video Length: 15 minutes

Published: 12/01/2000
Product ID:
DV03PUB46_E

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Description

Part of the award-winning Manufacturing Insights video series, this program introduces the concept of lean manufacturing to everyone in your organization so they can become more involved in the transition from mass production to lean production.

This program explains the core philosophy behind lean manufacturing, and gives insight into why so many companies are adopting the lean principles. This program identifies many value-added and non-value added activities. Learn why total system efficiency is a more appropriate goal than individual efficiencies.

You will see how streamlined production flow and pull production controls can reduce your inventories to improve profits. Examples of visual management, standardized work and flexible workplaces show how companies are improving as they make the many changes needed to become a lean manufacturing organization.