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    Lean manufacturing to improve efficiency

    The whole concept of lean manufacturing is centered around efficiency and saving money. 

    When implementing these techniques, remember that you might not see results immediately. Over time, however, you will be able to see the impact of the lean strategy!

    Manufacturing.net said, "If properly executed and implemented, lean manufacturing will not only improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and profitability of the work done on a factory floor but also transform the whole of a business and its processes."

    When you are starting this transition, do your research on what your customers value, the flow of your production line, and remember that nothing is perfect. 

    Recommended ReadLean Manufacturing and the Race Towards EfficiencySource: http://www.manufacturing.net

    The flexibility and quick turnaround allowed the manufacturer to give their customers the products they wanted when they wanted it—and entirely removed the need for long waiting times, costly preemptive production runs, or tying up cash in inventory.However, the process requires more than fixing a few glaring inefficiencies—in many cases, it requires manufacturers to reorganize their approach around the five principles of lean manufacturing.Read More

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