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Lapp India implementing Lean Methodology across its operations in India Print E-mail
Written by James   
Friday, 14 May 2010
Bangalore: Lapp India, a wholly owned subsidiary of German based Lapp Group is implementing Lean Methodology across its operations in India, as a part of the global initiative  taken by the parent company to enhance efficiency of operations in all its manufacturing plants and sales organisations of which India is a significant contributor.

As the result of this activity Lapp India has projected to witness upto 30% reduction in overall inventory and thereby a substantial reduction in overall operating expenses.

The Lean Methodology, which is referred to as the Lapp Operation System (LOS) in the organization, will enable the enterprises to generate products and services for the customers within shortest time, by eliminating redundant activities involved in manufacturing and support functions.

"Lapp Operation System (LOS) will definitely give us a cutting edge by enhancing the quality and efficiency, creating a win-win situation for both-the internal and external stakeholders involved," said Srinivas P Kamisetty, Managing Director, Lapp India, Pvt Ltd. on the new initiative of Lapp Operation System (LOS) in the India head-office, Bangalore.

"We will completely transform the way we manage our production, view our business, work environment and change our culture to a performing one," he added.

Besides training the senior management in Lean Methodology practices in Germany, Srinivas P Kamisetty is also excited about the future strategies the organization has in place for the developing this practice.

"We are building full-fledged training area called ‘Lean House’ for all the training and deployment activities and will also be doing two-day Lean training for all Lapp India Employees," he said.

Lapp India’s LOS is an In-house training and deployment programme, wherein they have specialized “Lean and Six sigma Black belts" across the organization, who have designed and developed the training programme and also facilitating the entire activity.

Lapp India started operations at Bangalore in 1996, with a manufacturing unit and today it is the third largest manufacturing facility of the Lapp  Group. Each year about 100,000 km of ÖLFLEX® connecting and control cables and insulated single cores are produced. In the past few years, Lapp India has been credited with a year on year annual growth of about 30 percent, strengthening its operations further.

 
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