Category: Production & Operations Management

Articles and Blog posts related to the fields of Production and Operations Management.

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Automobiles manufacturing the traditional way – watch “Ultimate Factories – Lamborghini”

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the seriesAutomobiles Manufacturing

It was quite surprising to note that the Lamborghini, one of the most craved for Super Cars is manufactured in a very traditional way. The amount of automation in the factory is negligible when compared to the other mass market car manufacturing plants. The utmost care and deliberation that goes into the production of each car simply blew my mind away.

What is Lean Manufacturing – Learn from Lean Blogs 2

What is Lean Manufacturing – Learn from Lean Blogs

Lean Manufacturing is a manufacturing system and philosophy that was originally developed by Toyota and is now used by many manufacturers throughout the world. At Toyota the system is referred to as the Toyota Production System very well described in the world famous New York Times best seller – ‘The Toyota Way’.

The term Lean is very apt because in Lean Manufacturing the emphasis is to cut out the “fat” or waste in the manufacturing process. Waste is defined as anything that does not add value to the customer. It could also be defined as anything the customer is unwilling to pay for.