Enhancement in Productivity Through Leanmanufacturing
|International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)||
|© 2013 by IJETT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2013|
|Authors : P.V.Avinash , L.Ramesh|
P.V.Avinash , L.Ramesh. "Enhancement in Productivity Through Leanmanufacturing". International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT). V4(5):1576-1580 May 2013. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group.
Productivity is the impact of peoples working together. Machines are merely an extended way of collective imagination and energy. Lean Manufacturing is the most used method for continues improvement of business. Organization management philosophy focusing on the reduction of wastage to improve overall customer value. “Lean” operating principles began in manufacturing environments and are known by a variety of synonyms; Lean Manufacturing, Lean Production, Toyota Production System, etc. It is commonly belie ved that Lean started in Japan “The notable activities in keeping the price of Ford products low is the steady restriction of the production cycle. The longer an article is in the process of manufacture and the more it is moved about, the greater is its ul timate cost.” “A systematic approach to identifying and eliminating waste through continuous improvement, flowing the product at the pull of the customer in pursuit of perfection.” Keep in mind that Lean applies to the entire organization. Although individ ual components or building blocks of Lean may be tactical and narrowly focused, we can only achieve maximum effectiveness by using them together and applying them cross - functionally through the system.
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