From JIT to Seru, for a Production as Lean as Possible

@inproceedings{Villa2013FromJT,
  title={From JIT to Seru, for a Production as Lean as Possible},
  author={Agostino Villa and Teresa Taurino},
  year={2013}
}
Lean Manufacturing is not especially new. It derives from the Toyota Production System or Just In Time Production (JIT), but even before from Henry Ford and other predecessors. Based on analysis of mass production systems in USA, Toyota engineers began to incorporate Ford production and other techniques into the JIT approach: they recognized the central role of inventory. JIT is fit for a stable, but not “volatile”, business environment such as that which the electronics industry belongs. That… CONTINUE READING

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