Lean manufacturing is a wide-reaching topic that you likely don't know everything about. That's why MMS Online published an article on frequently asked questions about lean manufacturing.
There are questions about what waste is, how to get rid of waste, and how to know when you are lean enough.
They said, "Lean, like continuous improvement, is a journey in which many small but sustaining gains are made. If we can say that what we are doing today is better than yesterday, we are on the right path."
In simple terms, lean manufacturing is a process that operates effectively through the elimination or reduction of waste.Elapsed time, or the time something typically waits at a process before moving to the next process, is another way to represent waste.Read More