Lean Production


Production - the heart of your company

Production is the creation of products, which, in turn, results in value appreciation and added value. Each process comprises tasks that add value as well as tasks that generate sometimes obvious, but often hidden waste. This is why the goal of production planning is to create a production system that is as free of waste as possible by continually minimizing waste and increasing added value.

Step by step to Lean Production without any waste

Using the manual production systems, you will be able to reduce waste in your production system. Using it the following basic ideas can be
put into practice:

• Customer cycles (only produce what your customer needs)
• Pull principle (excess inventory is prevented or controlled)
• One-piece flow (increases transparency)
• Zero defect principle

A combination of theory and practice

By incorporating ergonomic aspects into the design of your production equipment, you will be able to optimize working conditions and thus increase the motivation of your workers.
  • Avoid overproduction
  • Eliminate waiting times
  • Avoid errors
  • Avoid overprocessing
  • Avoid movement that does not add value
  • Lower stocks
  • Reduce transports

Well prepared for modifications

Lean Production that has been individually designed and planned with the manual production systems results in short lead times and
increased worker response times. All these benefits ensure a high level of customer satisfaction for the long term.

Gradual investments

Furthermore, individual constructions and assemblies in the manual production systems are the foundation for continuous improvements and gradual investments in production equipment and thus guarantee even more efficiency.
Avoid overproduction Eliminate waiting times Avoid errors Avoid overprocessing

Avoid movement that
does not add value
Lower stocks Reduce transports

5S campaign

1. SEIRI: Delete unnecessary

Components, tools, boxes, packaging, machinery, equipment that does not need right away.
Labeled with "red cards" those you do not need and anomalies.
Open the PDCA needed to restore.

2. SEITON: Place

Spaces service, shelving, cabinets, desks to work ...
What do you need? In what quantities? Why if you need it?
Place near the point of use: a place for everything and everything in its place.
(Spaghetti Chart, VSM)

3. SEISO: Develop a management view

Clean your work place and machinery to highlight the anomalies:
contamination, security, loss, tools and materials out of place are highlighted and improved through the PDCA.

4. SEIKETSU: Standardize

Making standards the new situation created.
One standard is the simplest, easiest and safest way to do the best job of any kind!

5. SHITSUKE: Developing self-discipline

Standards are right to exist only if maintained.
The verification is done through checklists, plans, cleaning and maintenance, independent and external audit.
Are reinforced by the consistent behavior of all.


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