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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 …
You hear about robotics everywhere, from using drones to deliver packages to robots manufacturing car parts. Robotics is a growing industry and it’s not going to slow down anytime soon.
Twenty-one research reports forecast double-digit growth for robotics! Furthermore, there’s a growing number of industries that have been embracing robotics, such as healthcare, agriculture, automotive, military, and manufacturing. With this increasing number of industries employing robots, more engineers and software professionals are needed to engage in the challenging work of designing robotic devices that perform the necessary repetitive, unpleasant, or dangerous tasks, such as assembling …