8 P’s of Lean

The 8 P’s of Lean refer to a framework used in lean manufacturing and business processes. They are: Purpose: A clear and concise statement of the objective of the process or activity. This helps to keep the focus on the goal and align all efforts towards achieving it. Process: A well-defined and structured approach to … Continued

Autonomation Vs Automation

Automation and autonomation are two related but distinct concepts in the field of manufacturing and production. Automation refers to the use of technology and machinery to perform tasks that were previously done by human workers. This can include robotic arms on an assembly line, automated conveyor belts, and computer programs that control machines. The goal … Continued

The Toyota Way – 14 principles

14 Principles of “The Toyota Way” 1. Base your management decisions on a long-term philosophy, even at the expense of short-term financial goals. 2. Create a continuous process flow to bring problems to the surface. 3. Use “pull” systems to avoid overproduction. 4. Level out the workload (work like the tortoise, not the hare). 5. … Continued