Introduction and anchoring of a lean vision, implementation of lean production and lean logistics at a mechanical engineering company
Lean management ensures competitiveness, and many in the automotive industry, and not just the major players, have long understood this. Even those low-profile, highly successful companies which strategic marketing guru Hermann Simons dubbed “hidden champions” now focus on increasing growth and profitability through lean approaches. This includes a coherent vision as well as a pragmatic approach to implementation. For this client, we were able to take factors such as OEE (overall equipment effectiveness) and assembly planning to a new level through ideal line balancing and material provision.