By Dan McKiernan, president of eFlex Systems
Lean manufacturing principles and practices aimed at minimizing waste and maximizing productivity, have been shaping the manufacturing sector for decades now.
The necessary end-goal for manufacturers is to ensure that products are built correctly, every time, even when changes are made in-process.
While this goal is nothing new, the rise of complexity and customization challenges presents a constant counterpressure against the continuing push for improved consistency and quality. [Read more…] about Controlling complexity: Powerful new tech tools are bringing lean manufacturing principles to life