How far can you take lean manufacturing practices before you cross the line of what makes sense economically versus doing what a pure lean implementation tells you that you should be doing?
In each of these industries, modern equipment and processes as well as lean manufacturing techniques were employed to ensure the products being produced were of the most high quality and reliability.
Sorting though and looking at what you have on a website seems to take a while because not only are you cataloging what is there, you’re making decisions on its importance.
After sorting through the more than 500 items we ended up with only 75 that we actually needed to keep.
D’Addario has seen a lot of changes in the last two years. They have embraced lean by cutting inventory, stream lining the factory operations, implementing new technology, and saving jobs. The company has installed automation…