Implementing Lean in aerospace — challenging the assumptions and understanding the challenges

@inproceedings{Crute2015ImplementingLI,
  title={Implementing Lean in aerospace — challenging the assumptions and understanding the challenges},
  author={Valerie Crute and Yvonne Ward and Scott D. Brown and Andrew Graves},
  year={2015}
}
Lean manufacturing appears to hold considerable promise for addressing a range of simultaneous, competitive demands including high levels of process and product quality, low cost and reductions in lead times. These requirements have been recognised within the aerospace sector and efforts are now well established to implement Lean practices. Lean manufacturing was initiated within the automotive sector. However, since the publication of the influential book, The Machine That Changed the World… CONTINUE READING

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