World Class Manufacturing: how Lean Production changes the efficient boundaries of a company

Big global companies that applied successfully the lean production techniques, are now exporting the lessons learned on their suppliers in order to exploit flexibility and reduce non value added activities in their overall supply chain network. In the automobile industry this politic is really a must, reaching in Italy even the second and the third sourcing tier. A case of implementation of the WCM approach shows which benefits could be obtained by small manufacturers of components with this effort.



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