Results from last month’s www.medicaldesign.com Reader Poll question showed an interest in lean manufacturing tools and methods by readers of this newsletter as reported in the April 30 Medical Edge. With that in mind, a series of 8- to 10-min. lean manufacturing podcasts by Bosch Rexroth’s Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies group, Buchanan, MI, are available. Topics include:
• Lean manufacturing and automation technology
• Daily problem solving in a lean organization
• Gaining buy-in for lean
• Applying lean to the engineering process
• Developing lean front-line supervisors
Podcast transcripts are also available.