In the Valve manufacturing cell at Freudenberg-NOK’s (FNOK) automotive parts manufacturing plant in LaGrange, Georgia, USA, application of lean processes resulted in: 1) People numbers reduced from 4 to 2; 2) Off-line operations reduced from 3 to 0; 3) Distance travelled reduced from 12 miles to 28 feet 4) Total manufacturing cost reduced from $2.19 to $1.25 In the plant's Oil Seal manufacturing cell application of lean processes resulted in: 1) People numbers reduced from 14 to 3; 2) Presses ...

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14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique

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