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Designing a Lean Process – II

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StitchWorld March, 2017

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Devise a Plant-Wide Strategy

Lean has become a key transformational buzzword in the apparel manufacturing industry. However, a lot of confusion exists in understanding the principles and applying them practically on the shopfloor. Understanding the connection between strategy and principles is key to implementing LEAN on the shopfloor. In this series of articles, Anand Deshpande, Founder and CEO – Admaa Consulting connects the principles with measurables and strategy to achieve those measurables on the apparel shopfloor. In short, it provides a structured approach to design a lean process and suggest major factors and strategies to consider in doing so. We usually find a spaghetti-kind-of flow on the apparel shopfloor. In the trouser parts assembly, pocketing, zippers and small parts production…

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