An Introduction to Lean Manufacturing

As a leading global fluid management specialist, Shaw is known for its groundbreaking solutions for OEMs in the commercial and military heavy duty ground vehicle markets. Shaw’s experienced staff is well versed and trained in different manufacturing and production areas, including custom engineering and prototyping. One of the most popular processes that Shaw uses in their business is lean manufacturing.

According to the EPA, lean manufacturing is primarily focused on eliminating non-value added components, or waste. Although the lean manufacturing process is known for reducing waste, it is also well known for high quality products that cost less and are made more efficiently than traditional manufacturing processes. Additionally, it is generally environmentally friendly because of its focus on reducing waste and hazardous materials. Continue reading “An Introduction to Lean Manufacturing”