Lean manufacturing essentially allows your business to achieve more with less resource, through the continuous elimination of waste. It aims to compress time. Typically, if you quarter your lead-time, you will double productivity and take 20% off your costs – or 0.25 : 2 : 20.
For those companies interested in 'leaning' their enterprise, this Clinic is looking at how member companies currently approach the topic and has been on several site visits to look at lean in practice. Moving forward, it is hoped that we can engage on an informal lean learning programme in a 'learn by doing' support environment.