TRW Automotive Electronics Group, a leading USA automotive components manufacturer, developed two operational excellence initiatives. The first, called the lean roadmap, was based on their best practices to provide practical guidance on achieving superior performance in four key areas: safety and people, quality, delivery and cost. The second element was the Lean Toolbox which included tools such as takt time, line balancing, one-piece flow, self-directed teams, u-shaped cells, constraint manage...

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5.5.3 Improve process/product performance
14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique

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