Episode 49

Lean Manufacturing in the USA


September 29th, 2021

45 mins 27 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

In episode 49 of the podcast (@AugmentedPod), the topic is: Lean manufacturing in the USA. Our guest is Karl Wadensten, CEO, Vibco.

In this conversation, we talk about how to create a company culture that fosters lean manufacturing practices, becoming a learning organization, and how to be an industry leader who always inspires your employees.

Augmented is a podcast for industry leaders and operators, hosted by futurist Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau), presented by Tulip.co (@tulipinterfaces), the frontline operations platform, and associated with MFG.works, the industrial upskilling community launched at the World Economic Forum. Each episode dives deep into a contemporary topic of concern across the industry and airs at 9 am US Eastern Time every Wednesday. Augmented--the industry 4.0 podcast--industrial conversations that matter.

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Trond's takeaway: Lean manufacturing is not just a process you can implement for efficiency, it is a culture you need to build for impact on the whole organization and the people in it. Quality follows from inspired, encouraged, and empowered workers who act on ideas and provide exceptional customer experiences.

Thanks for listening. If you liked the show, subscribe at Augmentedpodcast.co or in your preferred podcast player, and rate us with five stars. If you liked this episode, you might also like episode #43, Digitized Supply Chain, episode #3, Reimagine Training, or episode #2, How to Train Augmented Workers.

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