Cummins Generator Technologies India Limited (CGTIL) was in the process of setting up a world-class factory at Ranjangaon based on “lean” production principles. The project team, however, went a step ahead and married “green” with “lean”. While lean is about taking the system inefficiencies out, the green is about harmony with nature. The case is about CGTIL's journey of deriving synergies between seemingly conflicting objectives of lean and green.
Varkkey, B. and Soman, C. (2016), "Cummins Generator Technologies India Limited:
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Copyright © 2016 by the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad