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Applying Lean to New Product Development

Waste isn’t to be found only in a company’s operations and manufacturing activities. It can be a drag on innovation in the R&D department as well. As businesses in every sector make their way through an uncertain economy, launching new products that deliver value to customers and create new revenue streams is a critical but difficult task.

Heijunka: Leveling Production

Stability on the floor, and all of the subsequent positives associated with stability, are the objectives of this lean tool

Build-to-Stock or Build-to-Order?

Manufacturing companies are responsible for creating products to deliver to their customers. Of course, a production system needs to be in place to understand how much product needs to be made.