The Rexroth lean manufacturing podcast series will help manufacturers and OEMs understand and apply proven lean principles and practices to become productive and competitive. Learn innovative strategies and practical tips for implementing and sustaining lean in your operations.
Keys to Lean Manufacturing
- Lean manufacturing is "pull" production, driven by customer or marketplace demand, not plant or line capacity
- Optimize flow: material flow, people flow and information flow
- Machine automation enhances lean systems when applied to high-volume, highly predictable production
Lean Expert: Richard Rahn, Principal, Leonardo Group Americas LLC
Lean manufacturing can provide optimal working efficiency for a broad spectrum of industry applications. Having engaged hundreds of aerospace-related projects in recent years, Leonardo Group Americas Principal Richard Rahn explains how lean is boosting operational excellence within this global, multi-tiered industry.
Rahn has provided direct flow manufacturing and training support for over 100 programs in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.