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Lean Manufacturing

Lean Manufacturing is a strategy for achieving significant, continuous improvement in performance through the elimination of all waste of time and resources in the total business process.  Elimination of waste means eliminating all activities that do not add value.  “MUDA” or waste is typically defined as:

Seven Wastes

  1. Transportation
  2. Inventory
  3. Motion
  4. Waiting
  5. Over production
  6. Over processing
  7. Defects/Rework

Lean Manufacturing

Lean Manufacturing consists of twelve elements with the intended goals of creating a responsive and flexible business environment, people and processes in place to create a capability for rapid improvement and systems for the careful application of resources.

Buker client companies implementing Lean Manufacturing principles are achieving the following results:

  • 75-90% reduction in cycle time
  • 50-90% reduction in setup time
  • 95-99% customer service
  • 50% reduction in new product introduction time
  • 50-90% reduction in scrap and rework
  • 15-25% reduction in manufacturing costs
  • 5-20% reduction in purchased material costs
  • 50-75% reduction in floor space utilized
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