You may be wondering, how does lean manufacturing figure into the precision manufacturing industry?
In short, lean manufacturing reduces work and costs while maintaining quality.
Lean manufacturing is based in the concept of reducing waste, decreasing costs and improving quality.
When lean methodologies and principles are followed wasted effort, time and materials are all focused upon and eliminated.
Identifying non-productive actions and placing an emphasis on actions that create value is at the essence of lean methodology and lean production.
Lean Manufacturing Definition
Taken from the infographic titled: A Visual Explanation of Lean Manufacturing