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How to Make Lean Work for You

Lean manufacturing first became known in the late 1970’s as “Kanban” or “Just-in-Time,” and was often considered a distinctly Japanese approach for dealing with suppliers. Its application beyond Japan was doubtful, but over the years we learned that there was much more to what became known as the Toyota Production…

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Lean Six Sigma Glossary - GoLeanSixSigma.com

TPS (aka Toyota Production System)

The Toyota Production System, a framework for conserving resources by eliminating waste, is considered the precursor to Lean Manufacturing. The two main concepts that drive “The Toyota Way” are Just-in-Time; only producing what is needed and not storing excess inventory and Jidoka; getting to immediate root cause when production runs…

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Lean Six Sigma Glossary - GoLeanSixSigma.com

Toyota Production System (aka TPS)

The Toyota Production System, a framework for conserving resources by eliminating waste, is considered the precursor to Lean Manufacturing. The two main concepts that drive “The Toyota Way” are Just-in-Time; only producing what is needed and not storing excess inventory and Jidoka; getting to immediate root cause when production runs…

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