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This section provides guidance and tools to help you reduce inefficiencies in your operation using the principles of lean manufacturing.

What is lean manufacturing?

Lean is not a new concept – it has been developed over 150 years and is a mainstay of the world’s leading manufacturers. In essence, lean is a route to eliminating waste – anything that does not advance the process or add value – through a culture of continuous improvement. This suggests that there is always another second to be saved in the process or a step that doesn’t need to be taken – even the slickest operations in the world continue to strive for zero waste.

In this section, you’ll find resources to help you implement these tools in your operation – from real examples from businesses like yours, expertise from lean specialists and factsheets which will simply explain each concept and give a step-by-step guide for you to follow.

Don’t forget, our team of Manufacturing Advisors are fully-funded to work with you to identify which tools will offer the best productivity impacts in your operation. 

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Our resources library contains guides to help you implement new techniques, insights from our specialist Manufacturing Advisors and best practice case studies. 

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Factsheet Factsheet

Lean Manufacturing

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Factsheet Factsheet

Value Add and 8 Wastes

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Factsheet Factsheet

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Blog Blog

What are the characteristics of an excellent manufacturing business?

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Case study Case study

Increased factory capacity secures new contracts for E&E Potts

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Events Events

Get Lean / Get Fit for Business Workshop