Regardless of the industry, if you manufacture any products at all, these five key principles of Lean manufacturing are what you need to follow as though your life depended on it. Remember, you are manufacturing the product for your customer and they will spend their hard-earned money to buy the product that you make. So, listening to what they regard as value in your product is imperative. Your livelihood depends on it.
Don’t just manufacture your product — improve the quality of your product as well as the quality of the way you manufacture. Let’s take a look at this infographic — it provides the definition of valuable to all Six Sigma students. It is self-explanatory, easy to grasp, and if followed correctly, will help your business run efficiently and effectively.