Lean production and automation: How to find the right mix

lean production

Challenge:

Maximize manufacturing return on investment by maximizing the efficiency of processes, systems, equipment and workers

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Rexroth Solution:

Implement principles of lean manufacturing to systematically identify and remove seven common types of waste: overproduction, waiting time, defects and errors, excess motion and movement, excess inventory, inefficient processes and excess transportation.

Results:

  • Reduce inventory
  • Eliminate downtime
  • Reduce space requirements
  • Avoid errors and inefficient processes
  • Intelligently monitor and track production
  • Avoid overproduction
  • Shorten transport routes