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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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Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

Total Productive Maintenance TPM - Lean Production System

Ever heard a captain saying: “Todays airplane machine availability is at 90 %. Welcome on board”? How can airplanes achieve a machine availability of 100 % but production struggles with machine breakdowns and line stoppages? Total Productive Maintenance/TPM will do the trick. Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) TPM – What is …

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