The study on implementation of agile manufacturing system in Lithuanian industry
Keywords:Agile manufacturing, lean manufacturing, computerization, strategy, integration computer integrated manufacturing
AbstractThis paper deals with a agile manufacturing setup principles of the strategy and its peculiarities in Lithuanian industry. There are an overview of the most important features for the companies in order to have ability to survive in the international market. Lithuanian business investment trends in upgrading equipment there is presented also. The consideration of agile manufacturing system implementation advantages to speed up the product development process, to share information within the company and to make the production process more efficient and flexible are discussed. One of the requirements for agile manufacturing features of the company is computerized activity. The analysis shows that a small part of Lithuanian companies are using computer equipment and new equipment, which allows to increase competitiveness in the international market. The analysis presents a great variety of software applications that can be used by the Lithuanian company, in order to implement agile manufacturing system.