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Pilot Study: Applying Lean to Factory Home Building

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    Lean production is an approach to manufacturing that strives to eliminate all kinds of waste (time, money, materials, etc.) while creating a culture within the plant of continuous improvement. Lean processes have long been used in other industries, notably automotive, to improve quality while reducing the overall cost of production; however, they are relatively new to the factory built housing industry.

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    Paper provided by HUD USER, Economic Development in its series Economic Development Publications with number 39142.

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    Length: 69 pages
    Date of creation: Jul 2007
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    Handle: RePEc:hud:wpaper:39142

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