The Synergy between New Industrial Technologies and Lean Methods
By Dr. ir. Jannes Slomnp, Ir. Gerlinde Oversluizen, Drs. Menno Herkes, HAN University of Applied Sciences
Many firms do not gain competitive advantages after the introduction of new industrial technologies. Important reasons are (i) the lack of attention for the strategic, logistic and organizational integration, (ii) a poor design of the automated system, (iii) not understanding the need to adapt the planning and control system to the demands of the new equipment, and (iv) a poor implementation process. Case studies,
Case studies, shortly indicated on this poster, illustrate the reasons for not gaining competitive advantage.