DETROIT -- I saw it coming the minute my fingers touched the keyboard. Even before that, I saw it coming when Joe Day, chairman and chief executive of Freudenberg-NOK, publicly chastised the auto industry for giving little more than lip service to the worthy cause of lean manufacturing. At a press conference announcing his own educational Lean Center, Day lashed out at both the Michigan Manufacturing Technical Center in Plymouth, MI, and former DaimlerChrysler manufacturing honcho Dennis ...
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