This paper presents a planning system for Lean Manufacturing and is applicable to a variety of manual and automated manufacturing operations. By defining a standard set of Lean Manufacturing metrics, our research sets up a framework for performance measurement and benchmarking. A financial Cost of Waste measure is developed from data on current performance… (More)
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