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Methods of Lean Production – The Lean Toolbox

Methods of Lean Production

Lean Production bases on a variety of different tools. Well-known are tools like Kanban or 5S. However, far more lean production tools exist. In this article, we show you the most important methods of lean production and which tools you should start with. Methods of Lean Production Let us categorize …

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How I used Lean to eliminate Overproduction in our Company

Lean Production - Types of Waste - Overproduction and Inventory

Wherever you have batch-production you have the risk of non-synchronized production sequences. In cases a machine breaks or you have a delay in one of these processes, you generate overproduction. So what can we do? Overproduction – The 7 Types of Waste But first: What is Overproduction? Overproduction is caused …

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Waterspider Mizusumashi – What Nature teaches us about Lean

Water Spider and Mizusumashi Lean Concept

Do you know that lean factories use a principle given by nature to supply the production line with material? How can that be implemented within 3 steps? – Mizusumashi / waterspider. Waterspider – What Nature teaches us about Lean Production What means Waterspider? The Mizusumashi is the Japanese term for waterspider. …

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Production System – Ever Thought of Building Your Own?

Prodution System - Do it yourself Toolbox - Lean Production

Notice: This article will be modified. Come back later. Modular Production System – Build your own Production System according to your needs Lean Production System – Create a Vision All Lean Production Systems are about a lean flow inside your factory or business. To start building a Production System you …

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