For Function, Safety and Quality in the Defense Industry, the Answer is Lean Manufacturing

JP Lambiase

The benefits to going lean in manufacturing are significant in any industry. When it comes to defense technologies, however, eradicating the waste and risk of traditional processes is even more vital. Traditional manufacturing processes pose problems that have hampered companies’ efforts to decrease costs and improve output. The defects, overproduction and obsolescence intrinsic in conventional manufacturing come from a reliance on a great number of people and processes to complete a s...
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