The Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies group from the Bosch Rexroth Corporation is offering a free Packaging Machinery OEM Productivity Kit available upon request from the company’s Web site at www.boschrexroth-us.com/lean .

The tri-fold brochure and resource CD presents a multitude of solutions to help packaging OEMs implement lean manufacturing techniques.

The kit includes a video presentation of manual production systems along with practical pointers on material flow, people flow and information flow. Included on the CD is the guidebook “Lean Manufacturing: Principles, Tools and Methods,” which highlights nine principles of lean manufacturing that will help increase productivity and improve profits. The kit also highlights “Seven Types of Waste in Packaging.”