Lean Manufacturing: Introduction: Lean Thinking for Manufacturing and Automation

Lean manufacturing thinking can be applied to automation. This introduction covers basic lean manufacturing terms and explains the rest of the video series: How the control loop serves as a starting point for lean automation design, lean automation examples of automation hardware simplification and streamlined wiring, lean benefits of standard IEC 61131-3 software, use of CoDeSys software environment as a more-open method of applying lean thinking to control programming. 

Long-time automation trainer Doug Bell, Interconnecting Automation, begins with Mark T. Hoske, content manager with Control Engineering, CFE Media, discussing lean manufacturing background, benefits, and terms. Sponsored by Eaton Corporation; produced by Control Engineering and Plant Engineering, CFE Media publications, to be non-commercial and educational. Runtime is approximately 11:10.

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