Adoption of Lean Production in Remanufacturing Industry

Adoption of Lean Production in Remanufacturing Industry

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Adoption of Lean Production in Remanufacturing Industry by Mind Map: Adoption of Lean Production in Remanufacturing Industry

1. Purpose

1.1. Analyse the challenges of lean manufacturing implementation in the remanufacturing industry.

2. Definition

2.1. Remanufacturing is a process in which used products, referred to as “cores”, are reprocessed into like-new

3. Study

3.1. The research was undertaken in three types of remanufacturing company

3.2. Gearbox (A)

3.3. Torque Converter (b)

3.4. Jet engine remanufacturers (C)

4. Findings

4.1. remanufacturing companies experience challenges due to contextual differences to the benchmark company.

4.2. lean implementation is appropriate for creating efficient remanufacturing

5. Origin

5.1. Lean Manufacturing was born in Japan

5.2. specifically by the hand of the Toyota car company

6. Case Companies

6.1. Company A , an independent remanufacturer with a low volume and high variety of cores, relies on the skills of its employees to improve efficiency

6.2. Company B It has resulted in a reduced number of staff, who are encouraged to work “smarter and harder”.

6.3. Company C implements lean through a formal and more structured programme