Lean Flow Launched
Lean Flow is value stream mapping production tool for manufacturers. The concept has manifested from Lean Principles of manufacturing which contains a series of toolsets that enable you to achieve a lean production line.
What is lean Manufacturing?
Lean Manufacturing is pretty simple: reduce your waste. This could come in the form of material or time. Reducing your waste increases your output. It is built around (what we would consider in the development industry) an "agile" approach which promotes continuous improvements. Being able to measure these improvements is critical to the success of any project, and adopting Lean as a culture within an organisation is an easy way to begin.
Value Stream Mapping
Value Stream Mapping is a tool that allows you to map your production flow or chain and identify the lead time between each link or node. This lead time is value that you are looking to improve when trying to continuously improve your value stream map and "lean out" your production line
Lean Flow & Value Stream Mapping
Lean Flow allows users to create their own production line in the cloud by value stream mapping their desired production steps.
How does it work?
- Create an account at lean flow
- Create your End products
- Register your scan devices by downloading the scan apps or integrating with the Lean Flow API
- Add your components & and start creating your flow & its respective steps
Once your flow is set-up, send your product & component codes out onto the production floor and get scanning. The results are logged in the active flow table and activity board - these are all live; so need for refreshing.
We're excited to have it launched and we look forward to the ongoing relationship with Lean Flow and their successes.
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