Did you know that agile manufacturing and lean manufacturing aren't exactly the same?
Lean manufacturing was developed by Toyota and is all about being extremely efficient. There are set principles and guidelines to help you get leaner.
As for agile manufacturing Tulip said, "Agile, in contrast, emerged from the world of software development. In 2001, a group of software engineers met up in a ski lodge in Utah with the goal of finding better ways to develop software."
So both have similar goals but different paths. Which would work best for you?
Rather than have experienced operators waste time supervising trainees – or have trainees follow complicated paper-based instructions – an agile manufacturer could use digital training programs, including digital work instructions, computer vision, or AR.Lean Manufacturing creates more value for the customer by reducing waste with Just-in-Time production, Jidoka, Heijunka, Standardized work and Kaizen.Read More