Lean manufacturing techniques are being implemented at some of the world’s leading companies. Metabo, a German manufacturer of power tools across all industries, is a leader in their industry and prides itself on implementing several lean techniques within their factory. With over 1,800 employees worldwide, Metabo carries over 700 patents and registered designs. The company is headquartered in Nürtingen, Germany.
They built their name building power tools in the metalworking industry, and the brand grew from there. The company is constantly innovating in their field. They’ve developed a battery powered light that lasts up to six hours, and are even being considered for use on drones!
Lean processes focus on the elimination of all non-value-adding activities and waste from a business. See for yourself some of the Lean manufacturing techniques discussed in this video tour!