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Basic Principles of Lean-Sigma To Win the Competition

Posted in Lean Manufacturing, and Lean Six Sigma

The term lean is an attempt to pass the renewal and reduce the variety of waste in a company to improve the quality of the product or service so that it will be worth more in the eyes of the customer. The basic concept of Lean-Sigma in the end is the lower costs incurred in the activities of the company. In this case the company concentrates identifying costs that should not be excluded. In other words the savings made by emphasizing the good work efficiency is realized by the member firms or not.

As known in advance that the implementation of lean manufacturing was first introduced by Taiichi Ohno of Toyota Motor Company, a world-class giant company that is always active and doing improvement innovations in the field of efficiency and product quality. With such conditions the company Toyota to compete in world markets with a quality and competitive price.

JIT Production

Posted in Toyota Production System

JIT production is a production scheduling system components or products on time, quality, and in accordance with the required amount by the next production stage or in accordance with customer demand.
JIT production can reduce the time and cost of production by:

1. Reduce or eliminate work in process in each workstation (work station) or the stages of product processing (the concept of zero inventory).
2. Reducing or eliminating “Lead Time” (waiting time) of production (the concept of zero wait time).
3. Continuously pushing hard to reduce machine setup costs at each stage of processing products (workstation).
4. Emphasis on the simplification of processing the product so that activities are not value-added production can be eliminated.