Special Issue Article
Productivity Improvement of an Industry by Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles
The competitive dynamic business environment has forced large and small scale firms to reexamine their methods of doing business. For the last decades the large scale industries have implemented lean in order to sustain in a dynamic environment. But the small scale industries have ignored to implement lean due to economic factor. The benefits of lean implementation in large scale sector now realize the small sector to implement lean. . This article addresses a case study of small scale industries. The study considers Single Piece Demand driven system – may be implemented for the semi- process industry. The case study is extensively described to be able to judge how the context of the changes and the intervention process contribute to the results of the intervention. And also this case study illustrates the existing hidden potential in small scale industry as well as a selection of suitable methods for productivity improvements and its ultimate goal is to eliminate waste and non-valueadded activities at every production or service process in order to give the most satisfaction to the customer..