The HMI Lean Vision Build an enterprise based on a respect for people that delivers superior customer value and relentlessly eliminates waste from the processes that provide it. HMI Lean Strategy Statement As a diverse team, we utilize Lean to deliver excellence in safety, quality, schedule, and cost to our customers. People typically associate Lean with efficiency and eliminating waste, but at its core, Lean is about respect for people. At HMI, we invest in our people and teach them how to become problem solvers, empower them to act, and cultivate innovation. With this Lean mindset, there is nothing we cannot accomplish.