Quick Response Manufacturing //
A powerful tool for reducing lead times in all phases of manufacturing and office operations
Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) is a companywide strategy to reduce lead times across your enterprise. It can bring your products to market more quickly and secure your business prospects by helping you compete in a rapidly changing manufacturing arena. It will increase profitability by reducing non–value–added time, cutting inventory and increasing return on investment.
QRM - Not Another Buzzword
QRM is not just another buzzword. In fact, QRM builds on the foundations of strategies like Lean and Six Sigma. It enables your company to be more competitive in manufacturing custom-engineered products in low or varying volumes at high quality and short lead times.See how QRM complements Lean across the enterprise
The QRM Center is a partnership between companies, faculty and students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, dedicated to the research and implementation of lead time reduction principles.Learn more about what we do and how to join us.
Since 1993, the QRM Center has worked with more than 200 companies to reduce lead times. For many, QRM implementation brought some impressive results.Check results reported by QRM companies and read what industry professionals have to say about them.
Dec 7, 2016 - Dec 7, 2016
DoubleTree by Hilton Madison Downtown, Madison, Wis.
Measuring lead time is the first step on every QRM journey. At this workshop you will get a comprehensive overview of MCT (QRM's lead time metric), how to use it to drive improvement and what tools are available to help you.
Presenters: Ananth Krishnamurthy (Director, QRM Center), Nathan Stoflet, (John Deere Harvester Works), Rajan Suri (Founding Director, QRM Center)
Registration deadline: Dec 2, 2016
Feb 15, 2017 - Feb 16, 2017
Fluno Center, Madison, WI
Get a full understanding of the QRM strategy at this hands-on workshop covering all aspects of QRM and providing a roadmap for implementation at your company.
Presenter: Prof. Ananth Krishnamurthy
Registration deadline: Feb 8, 2017