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  • A deeper look at lean manufacturing
    Santa Clarita Valley Signal
    Highlighting two of Santa Clarita's core industries – aerospace and defense, and advanced manufacturing, the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp.'s Aerospace and Defense Coalition toured B&B Manufacturing in Santa Clarita on Thursday.


  • Frost & Sullivan: Lean Strategies and Decentralized Value Chains Fuel RFID ...
    PR Newswire (press release)
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The business model and structure of the manufacturing industry has grown well beyond the scope of a single enterprise and location, making radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions ...

  • Lean Manufacturing Improves Process Efficiency
    Pharmaceutical Technology Magazine
    Process efficiency programs at pharmaceutical companies—whether called operational excellence, lean manufacturing, six sigma, total quality management, or some other name—are key for reducing cost and maintaining or improving quality at the same ...


  • Lean and Green Can Be Profitable
    Environmental Leader
    As manufacturers around the world adopt lean manufacturing and cut down on raw material consumption, energy usage, environmental waste and pollution, they are learning that eco-friendly practices can be profitable, according to Ensia. John Quarmley has ...


  • Evana Automation Ships Two Multi-Station Lean Manufacturing Systems to Tier ...
    Robotics Tomorrow
    EVANSVILLE, Ind., Aug. 19, 2014--Evana Automation Specialists, a leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently shipped two multi-station lean manufacturing systems to a leading Tier 1 automotive ...


  • LEAN Benchmarking Tour: European Automakers
    CME-MEC
    CME's LEAN Facilitator and TWI Instructor, Brett Hiscock is in the process of earning his Master Blackbelt in Manufacturing Certification. Between June 15th and 21st, 2014, he travelled to Europe to participate in a benchmarking tour of European ...


  • Lean Manufacturing and Flexible Assembly Are Ways of Life at Winnebago ...
    Assembly Magazine
    The 56-year-old company attributes its success to loyal customers, a vertically integrated production process and an ambitious lean manufacturing initiative. Winnebago builds a wide variety of motor homes under the Itasca and Winnebago brand names at a ...


  • Lean Principles in the Digital Economy
    Wall Street Journal (blog)
    Lean principles is the name given to a group of production techniques developed by Japanese manufacturing companies around the 1970s-1980s to maximize customer value while reducing wasteful resources. Lean production methods have also been ...


  • Manufacturing.net


  • Lean Hardware Strategy Lets Kickstarter Breakout Nomiku 'In-Shore ...
    TechCrunch
    In the 1980s, Silicon Valley's hardware elite began outsourcing much of the semiconductor and hardware manufacturing work that gave the region its name to Asia. But now that the economics of hardware startups have fundamentally changed with new ways ...

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