With an increase in globalization and customer demands, it has become necessary to continuously satisfy customer needs in order to maintain a competitive edge and generate profit. Efficiency has never been more important than now where higher manufacturing costs are placing many manufactures at disadvantages with global counter parts.
The future of the manufacturing industry is the lean manufacturing and lean practice is one of the best methods used by organizations around the world to increase their competitiveness.
Lean manufacturing has emerged as a successful way for manufacturers to focus on customer needs and increasing competitiveness. The core concept behind lean manufacturing is really simple; working relentlessly on eliminating waste from the process. Unique techniques developed by Toyota and experienced with the spoken results has now been adopted by numerous companies to increase value of product though waste elimination.
Being the market leader in towel manufacturing, Feroze1888 had been implementing many techniques of process improvement during the decades of excellence; with its continuous focus on Operational Excellence Feroze1888 has realized the potential in implanting a lean philosophy and initiated Lean Journey through organizing a series of Lean Management Master Class Training sessions from Mr. Paul Smith of Shinka Management.
Training was tailored to Feroze1888 needs and focused on developing a road map to initiate lean journey throughout the organization. The entire leadership, operations engineers, production managers, manufacturing engineers were part of the training as continuous improvement is a team work as so as the lean manufacturing too.
In search of improvement opportunities team of Feroze1888 along with trainer used concepts of TIMWOODS in identifying the potential for different processes through different activities.
Participants derived roadmap of increasing productivity by applying lean tools of Quality and Just-in-time (JIT). The team ended the training with motivation to look relentlessly on continuous improvement opportunities and moving ahead on Lean Roadmap.