Lean Global Network

changing lean production system

Rethinking an entire production system

ARTICLE - It took a Spanish clinical diagnostics instruments manufacturer the introduction of a new product to realize how an old-fashioned system and management style were preventing the company from thriving.

WHAT IS LEAN?

Lean Thinking is about creating the most value for the customer at the minimum cost, which is achieved by minimizing resources, time, energy and effort. A lean approach to work is about: understanding what’s really going on at the place where value is created – commonly known as the gemba. improving the processes by which […]