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Lean manufacturing principles are multidisciplinary

The principles of lean manufacturing can be used in many areas of business.  KaiNexus said, "Its pillars of continuous improvement and respect for people are universally relev...

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 immediatel...

How lean manufacturing can impact your workplace commun...

Lean manufacturing strategies can help you improve your workplace's sense of community.  One step that's often missed is showing the product that's being manufactured actually...

Lean trends you could utilize this year

When it comes to lean manufacturing, there are a few new trends in 2019 that you should keep your eye on.  The two biggest factors driving change in lean manufacturing are IoT...

What to do when lean manufacturing gets tough

If you have been working toward lean manufacturing initiatives for a while, you're bound to get stuck at some point! First, remember that while you can learn from others' expe...

Can lean manufacturing help you retain employees?

Lean manufacturing can make your business more efficient, but it can also help you retain employees. With large amounts of job openings in the manufacturing field, some compan...

Why lean manufacturing is a powerful strategy

Lean manufacturing is a powerful strategy that will help you reduce waste and increase efficiency. It was developed by Toyota during WWII when supplies were low and efficiency...

Applying lean manufacturing to warehouse operations

The eight wastes of lean manufacturing can be beneficial when applied to warehouse settings. Bastian Solutions posted examples of each one! Their examples of transportation wa...

How lean manufacturing helps you access your potential

Implementing lean manufacturing techniques can help you unlock your business's potential and take it to the next level. Becoming more efficient saves time and money as Toyota ...

Catch up on the lean manufacturing articles you missed ...

If you're hoping to improve your lean manufacturing strategies, look no further than these great articles from last year! This collection of IndustryWeek's best lean manufactu...