LEAN (Toyota Production System-TPS)
It is business philosophy that will allow you to eliminate three types of waste do not add value [muda], unevenness [mura] in the working schedule, and overburden [muri]. It has the following characteristics:
- Focuses on customer?s needs and wants
- Focuses on identifying where value to the customer is created throughout the process
- Eliminates activities that do not add value
- Pursues continuous, incremental improvements
Customers will pay for value??.. they will not pay for waste.
OWG personnel have trained hundreds of practitioners in the use of TPS and have mentored lean events for nearly 20 years.