on September 7, 2014

Leveraging lean and JIT energy principles in petfood manufacturing

A cost-focused approach that leverages JIT and lean energy principles in petfood manufacturing can reduce energy costs exponentially beyond an efficiency-focused approach.

Lean and JIT (Just in Time) are well-established manufacturing principles that improve productivity, return on capital and customer satisfaction. How do these principles apply when it comes to the delivery and use of energy? In this article we suggest a new approach that brings energy management into the “Lean” thinking…

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