Lean Concepts Applied in Materials Recycling at Cooperativa Aliança

This article aims to show how some lean concepts have been applied at Cooperativa Aliança to address the work environment and increase the processing of materials. After the improvements, they were able to increase productivity (200 to 300 kg per day) and wages (R$140 to 320), and reduce cycle time (75 to 10 minutes) and lead time (37 to 9 days).

Read more at: http://lean4ngo.org/images/stories/Lean_recycling_Brasil.pdf