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Category: Lean Manufacturing

Production of Large Lot | Dumpling-like Productions

Posted in Lean Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma, and Manufacturing Waste

Why is the production of large lots could cause problems of over-production. Of course, high production capacity will lead to other problems that could hamper lean manufacturing project ever campaigned by the company. Of course there are specific strategies that must be done to produce in large quantities. Production of large quantities could be due;

1. Customer Demands
Products will be manufactured on a large scale because of the order of market / customer, thus forcing the production line to achieve the target time and the capacity of the product. The risk posed by these cases is very small because the product is directly absorbed by the market. Possible risks faced were the possibility of machine breakdown due to being forced to reach the target with a large capacity. If there is one machine that is damaged there will be a WIP is still waiting queue for processing. This is what can lead to waste because it takes place and energy to manage it.

What is differences of Lean Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma and Lean Thinking?

Posted in Lean Manufacturing, and Lean Six Sigma

Lean means building mindset, way of thinking and commitment from all parts company with activities to minimize waste in production to produce the product effectively and efficiently and meet the qualification standards of customers.

While the differences between Lean manufacturing, Lean Thinking and Lean Six Sigma is

Lean Manufacturing:
– Focus on production operations
– Common Sense Approach
– A short-term Project
– The data used is the observation data
– Giving priority to dispose of waste in production activities (5S and 3F)