The Value-Added Approach
Southland Machine relies on a value added approach to identity value opportunities in manufacturing operations. Find out how manufacturing make decisions that are compatible with management.
Lead Times – A Dilemma
Lead Time minus Value-Added Time equals Waste. We use the .5 to 5 rule which allows us to add value to our lead times to part, cut, punch, form, weld, paint, etc.
Southland Machine's Methodology
Identitfy the 8 kinds of manufacturing waste: Overproduction; Wasting Time; Transportation; Processing; Inventory; Motion; Defects; Skill Deficiency. Then: Simplify - Combine - Eliminate.