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WCM implemented at more LVD manufacturing sites

Gullegem, Belgium – LVD Company nv, a leading manufacturer of sheet metalworking equipment for the world market, has been continuing its program of World Class Manufacturing initiative to improve throughput, reduce waste and assure product quality.

LVD has been continuing its drive towards a leaner and more cost effective production by rolling out its World Class Manufacturing program to more departments at its factories in Belgium, the USA and Slovakia.

Under the guidance of Peter Maes – LVD’s Director of World Class Manufacturing, the company is continuing to evolve its manufacturing practices and efficiencies following WCM principles and standards of the ‘house of lean’, 7 mudas, continuous improvement, 5S and many more…

“We are optimizing each individual step of our manufacturing operations to increase throughput, reduce waste and assure the highest possible finished product quality. The process of continual process improvement to create an even leaner organization is important for us to remain flexible and responsive to our customers,” explained Maes.

ABOUT LVD

The LVD Group is a leading manufacturer of a comprehensive range of sheet metal/plate working machine tools and software solutions, including laser cutting systems, punch presses, press brakes, guillotine shears and mid-level automation systems, integrated and supported by its CADMAN® PC-based Windows® compatible software.

For more information, contact LVD Company nv, Nijverheidslaan 2, B-8560 Gullegem, Belgium, Tel. +32 (56) 43 05 11, Fax +32 (56) 43 25 00, e-mail: marketing@lvd.be

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