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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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