Author:

Ana GAVRILUȚĂ

Ancuța BĂLTEANU

Monica BÂLDEA

University of Pitești

ana_c_gavriluta@yahoo.com

Abstract

The Lean Manufacturing methodology allows an enterprise to satisfy the exigencies of a permanent progress needed to increase the enterprise Competitivity. Implementing this methodology has become a survival strategy in a manufacturing environment where reduction of costs represents a must and a perpetual need of the market. In this article is analysed, with the help of value stream map, a manufacturing system and are shown the improvements that can be brought to this system by implementing Lean Manufacturing methodology.

Keywords

lean manufacturing, value stream map, lead time

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