The guidebook from Rexroth titled Efficient Material Transport in Lean Production, is said to answer many questions about when to consider automation as part of an overall lean process. The guidebook discusses the differences between manual and automated material transport and the specific manufacturing situations in which each is best fit. The 8-page guidebook also offers quick tips for becoming lean, pointers for increasing quality and decreasing waste, along with information about products that can help achieve the aim.
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