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We start Monday’s right- with “Monday’s with Milt.” What is #MondaysWithMilt? It is our YouTube series featuring Milt Tandy, VP of Sales & Marketing at WireCrafters. Every week, Milt leads viewers on an educational and entertaining journey through the life of WireCrafters technology and many other surprises too! You can join Milt every Monday by watching on our YouTube channel, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Part 1 in a 3 part series documenting the WireCrafters Lean Journey & how it has transformed our business.
Lean manufacturing is the continuous improvement on increasing workplace functionality and decreasing waste, including physical waste or otherwise, such as time and resources. What is now known as Lean began with Henry Ford’s flow production when he streamlined manufacturing the Model T in 1913.
Unfortunately, the Model T was not customizable, so Kiichiro Toyoda, Taiichi Ohno, and others at Toyota evaluated Ford’s assembly line in the1930s. They realized that a series of straightforward changes would enhance the flow …