How to Apply Lean Principles in High-Mix, Low-Volume Manufacturing?

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Heijunka: Definition, Techniques, and Example

Heijunka is a lean manufacturing technique that helps businesses to improve efficiency and reduce waste by leveling demand and production schedules. It is a key principle of the Toyota Production System and is expected to become even more important in the future as manufacturing businesses embrace Industry 4.0 technologies.

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Jidoka: Definition, Principles, and Examples in Lean Manufacturing

Wouldn’t it be great if defective products can be automatically detected & resolved immediately? Well, that’s precisely what will happen if your plant conforms to the Jidoka principles. These principles can ensure a defect-free assembly line. Learn about Jidoka, its principles, tools, and examples in this blog article.

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Agile Manufacturing vs Lean Manufacturing: Are They Different?

In today’s fast-paced business environment, staying competitive and efficient is crucial for manufacturers. Two popular methodologies, Agile Manufacturing and Lean Manufacturing, have emerged as powerful strategies for optimizing production processes. But what exactly sets them apart? In this blog, we delve into the key differences between Agile Manufacturing and Lean Manufacturing, exploring their unique principles and approaches.

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Azumuta on the cover of Trends Magazine Brussels, Dec. 14 – Recently, Our CEO, Batist Leman, had an interview with the Trends Business Magazine. There,

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Lean Manufacturing: Principles, Examples, and Tools to Achieve It

Did you know there are 8 types of waste that covertly take away your factory’s resources? If left unchecked, they can quickly drain your coffers and your employees’ manhours. Yet what are these 8 types of waste? And how can you eliminate them using lean manufacturing? This blog will guide you through the ins and outs of lean manufacturing.

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Boosting Compliance with Digital Tools: Best Practices and Insights

In the competitive manufacturing landscape, compliance is not just a regulatory requirement but a key driver for operational excellence. This blog unveils how digital tools such as automation and cloud-based systems can significantly boost compliance efforts, offering insights and best practices to elevate regulatory adherence and operational efficiency.

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Ensuring Quality Compliance: The Role of Product Order Reports

In the manufacturing industry, maintaining quality compliance is crucial for customer satisfaction and brand reputation. Discover how product order reports can streamline your quality control process, help meet prescribed standards, and verify quality before products leave the shop floor.