The concept of World Class Manufacturing or WCM includes the concept of operational excellence.
World class manufacturing is expressed graphically with the form of a Greek temple whose elements are explained as follows:
The base of the temple:
Measurements, Visual Management, 5S, Everyone’s involvement.
The Roof of the temple:
Needs of the Client, Analysis of the Flows, Analysis of the Losses, Strategy
The 10 Pillars:
- Distribution of the Costs
- Continuous Improvement
- Autonomous Maintenance
- Professional Maintenance
- Management of the facilities at the beginning
- Management of the team
- Hygiene, Safety and work conditions
- Environment, ecology