How to Improve Your Line in '09

Weber, Austin
March 2009
Assembly;Mar2009, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p44
The article discusses ways to improve manufacturing operations in the midst of economic recession in the U.S. in 2009. Granite Bay Global president Don Penkala advises manufacturers to be open and honest with employees about the situation of their business and explain to them the need for reducing costs. He notes that lean manufacturing principles remain beneficial for manufacturers. Furthermore, Penkala recommends to evaluate the real cost of offshore manufacturing.


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