1 Faculty of Engineering, SDU2 The Mads Clausen Institute, Faculty of Engineering, SDU3 SDU Innovation and Design Engineering, The Mads Clausen Institute, Faculty of Engineering, SDU4 The Mads Clausen Institute, Faculty of Engineering, SDU
As part of an employment as Technology Architect at the company Linak in combination with research at the University of Southern Denmark, this paper will present results from a strategy process where Lean has been pointed out as being a very strategic element in the Linak Production System. The mission with the strategy is to obtain competitive production in Denmark and in Western Europe based on the right combination of manufacturing principles, motivated and trained employees, level of automation, and cooperation with suppliers and customers worldwide. The strategy has resulted in technical, organizational and management improvements in the company to what is named the Linak Production System.
Lean strategy, Lean transformation process, organisational learning, games in manufacturing.