Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 513–522
Keywords: production system, Value Stream Mapping
Paper type: Research Paper
Published online: 31 December 2016
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Abstract: Managing the enterprise by Lean Manufacturing concept consists in eliminating the errors and limiting the 3M (muda, mura, muri) but also increasing the efficiency of the processes which adds the value and shorting the duration of activities which are necessary but not generate the added value. Implementation of the solutions of the lean area gives measurable results, that is why lean toolbox is implemented in many economic branches. First phase of the efficiency improvements in the enterprise is the analysis of the actual status. The article presents an example of the value stream mapping method usage (VSM) for the chosen product.