Lean Manufacturing and Industry 4.0—Are There Interactions? a Multiple Case Study

  • Luiz Reni TrentoEmail author
  • Reno Schmidt Junior
  • Anderson Felipe Habekost
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


This study intends to show the interactions between lean manufacturing (LM) and Industry 4.0 (I4.0). We used multiple case studies of Brazilian and German companies. German companies use I4.0 to improve the benefits of LM further. However, Brazilian companies need to consolidate LM before considering the investment in I4.0.


Lean manufacturing Industry 4.0 Toyota production system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luiz Reni Trento
    • 1
    Email author
  • Reno Schmidt Junior
    • 1
  • Anderson Felipe Habekost
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos - UnisinosSão LeopoldoBrazil

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