The importance on the elimination of these wastes is illustrated in the following figure. Through kaizen efforts, the elimination of waste helps companies move towards positive growth and progress towards Lean Manufacturing. In order to keep from relapsing, standardization of work prevents companies to reverting back to their old way.
Understanding Lean Manufacturing means understanding the philosophy of its founders; stability and harmony of an organization and its objectives, concentration on added value and elimination of Mudas.
IPS Material Handling Inc was established in 2006 and specializes in custom material handling solutions for Lean Manufacturing. Our Ecoflex products, a modular pipe and joint system, are used to create custom flow racks, material handling carts, work stations and more.
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