The entire world is trying to improve their efficiency in manufacturing, and Japanese lean manufacturing is finding success. "Recall that it was Japanese managers who rewrote the rules of mass production by inventing 'lean manufacturing.' As Deloitte points out, its government and companies continue to invest heavily in manufacturing innovation, automation and job training." A focus on upgrading education for workers can go a long way when trying to boost manufacturing. MachineMetrics can help you improve your efficiency and implement lean manufacturing techniques!
Reviving manufacturing has become a prime policy objective for national leaders from Washington to Beijing to New Delhi. We can debate whether chasing factories is worth the effort in the 21st century, but not the difficulty of building and maintaining a robust industrial sector in the face of relentless global competition and technological change. At least one country seems to have figured out how to do just that, however, and a highly unexpected one: Japan. Read More