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Lean manufacturing

  • It is a systematic method for the elimination of "Muda" , "Muri" ,"Mura".
  • Muda- Waste within a manufacturing system.Muri- Waste created due to overburden.Mura-Waste created due to unevenness.All are japanese words.
  • It is management philosophy derived mostly from the Toyota Production System (TPS).
  • Lean aims to make the work simple enough to understand, do and manage.
  • Taiichi Ohno-Japanese industrial engineer and also called as the father of the Toyota Production System, which became Lean Manufacturing in the U.S.

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