awards Boeing a contract to build four telecommunication satellites based on Boeing's 702B satellite fleet. This satellite is designed with a flexible configuration and modular design incorporating advanced technologies. It is built using lean manufacturing techniques which ensures quality and affordability. ...
... "Using our Lean manufacturing processes, this new addition to the Boeing 702 family is also easier to manufacture and assemble, resulting in a high-quality, affordable product. " ...
Via Boeing: Intelsat Satellite Contract
Boeing's lean practices help it to differentiate in the marketplace. ...Boeing Integrated Defense Systems uses lean
: "Boeing's cost-saving Lean manufacturing practices and human space flight experience are being leveraged in its proposal to build the upper stage of NASA's Ares I rocket ... "
The company is willing to expend the effort to reduce waste from its processes. ...Boeing Philadelphia Project implements lean flow system
: "According to Hilaman, switching from a batch-and-queue system to a one-piece flow system is essential to achieving the benefits of lean manufacturing, but it can be an arduous journey. "
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