Lean Philosophy

Eaton's Lean Philosophy

With these three key approaches – Lean  Connectivity, Lean Automation and Lean Power – Eaton's Lean Solution  significantly improves the overall value chain. Eaton takes the entire machine  into account: from the electrical control system with automation, visualization, safety, control devices, sensors, motor starters and drive  technology to energy management including UPS. Even the complete hydraulic  system is integrated into Eaton's machinery solution.

The central premise of Eaton’s “Lean Philosophy” is the identification and prevention of any form of waste, which includes: expensive processes, long routes, waiting times, overproduction, errors and material waste.

Eaton has brought lean solutions to the machine building sector through the development of its disruptive SmartWire-DT technology. This trend setting technology enables: