To remain competitive by giving its customers the highest quality products at the lowest cost and in the shortest possible lead time, Design Label Manufacturing a manufacturer of prime labels for consumer products began implementing lean techniques in 2000. After some initial disappointments in sustaining improvements, a cross functional team was selected to make the necessary changes and team members were trained in lean principles through a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on simula...

BPIR Categories

5.5.5 Implement systems for managing production/delivery
14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique
15.1.1 Strategy success measures & performance indexes

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