The principles of lean manufacturing have been benefiting many businesses for years now. From reducing waste to detecting errors on the factory floor, these main principles of guide the business practices of many of today’s major organizations, such as Nike, John Deere, and Intel.
This infographic outlines five of the major principles found in lean manufacturing, including:
- Specify value as perceived by the customer
- Identify the steps in the value stream for the product
- Make the processes flow without interruption
- Let the customer pull value from the product
- Strive for perfection
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