The latest issue of Boeing Frontiers, the company magazine, spotlights the Lean Production line for the 777. This follows the years-long conversion for the 737 line.
We have always felt these Lean Production methods are one of the secrets to Boeing’s success since implementation following the production debacle in 1997. Boeing is going to adopt a Lean Production Line for the 767, which will enable the company to offer the Pentagon better pricing for the KC-X tanker bid. We wrote about this in a previous post.