New trends in manufacturing include processes such as built-in quality, kaizen and kanban as part of the innovative concept of lean production conceived by Japanese automotive manufacturers. In this video these new manufacturing trends are demonstrated in the Honda Manufacturing Plant of Alabama. We learn how mass production is a “push” system and lean production is a “pull” system. Honda associates discuss processes similar to kanban and kaizen and how they improve efficiency, product quality, and result in a happier workforce.
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