Lean Manufacturing

What is lean manufacturing?

Lean manufacturing is a business practice aimed at waste elimination. A manufacturer that is 'lean' uses the minimum amount of manpower, materials, money, machines, space etc to get the job done on time.

As part of their C2C experience, students participate in a lean manufacturing workshop based on GM Holden's lean manufacturing principles, which are:

People Involvement


Built-In Quality

Short Lead Time

Continuous Improvement