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Boeing Reduces 737 Airplane’s Final-Assembly Time by 50 Percent

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Press Release

Looks like great work by the Boeing 737 team!

“We're not going to stop at a 50 percent reduction, but improving our production system isn't just about doing things fast. It's about doing everything better, continuously enhancing the quality of our products and the processes we use to design and build them,” Corvi added.

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Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and speaker who has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent book is an anthology titled Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also the VP of Improvement & Innovation Services for the technology company KaiNexus.

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  1. […] written about Boeing’s impressive cycle time reduction before. I’ve also pointed out quotes from Boeing folks who think and say “well, our […]

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