The Machine Tool Case: Higher Efficiency Through Lean Digital Transformation

If you think that digitalization is always expensive and exhausting, you are wrong

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Many manufacturing companies start their digitalization journey by implementing automation and manufacturing execution systems (MES). This can be an suitable way. But often it is not, sometimes it is even a waste of time and money.

How to go digital is a question of strategy. From a customer-oriented and lean management perspective the approach that generates the most value will win. Companies on their path to a lean digital transformarion should have eight principles in mind. I will explain it step by step using an example of a mechanical engineering company.


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