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How to Design Shop Floor Cells
How to Design Shop Floor Cells
Industry Projects
How to Design Shop Floor Cells

Join us for this workshop in Madison, Wis., focused on the design of shop floor cells and start transforming your company today.

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How to Design Shop Floor Cells

Join us for this workshop in Madison, Wis., focused on the design of efficient shop floor cells and start transforming your company today.

Check event details and register

Industry Projects

Since 1993, university faculty, students and industry partners have collaborated on a wide variety of QRM projects.

Check our QRM project guide for more information on this hands-on resource.

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.

Upcoming Events

How to Design Shop Floor Cells in High-Mix, Low-Volume Environments

Oct 12, 2016 - Oct 12, 2016

DoubleTree by Hilton Madison Downtown, Madison, Wis.

This event has reached maximum capacity.  To accommodate additional attendees, we have scheduled a repeat event on October 19.  Please see details below.

Workshop on planning and implementing shop floor cells. Attendees will work with data from real-life case studies through the entire process of designing shop floor cells.

Presenter: Prof. Ananth Krishnamurthy

Registration deadline: Oct 6, 2016

How to Design Shop Floor Cells in High-Mix, Low-Volume Environments

Oct 19, 2016 - Oct 19, 2016

DoubleTree by Hilton Madison Downtown, Madison, Wis.

Repeat Presentation to Accommodate High Demand

Workshop on planning and implementing shop floor cells. Attendees will work with data from real-life case studies through the entire process of designing shop floor cells.

Presenter: Prof. Ananth Krishnamurthy

Registration deadline: Oct 14, 2016

How to Implement QRM

Nov 1, 2016 - Nov 2, 2016

DoubleTree by Hilton Madison Downtown, Madison, Wis.

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: Oct 27, 2016

How to Use Manufacturing Critical-path Time (MCT) to Reduce Lead Time Throughout Your Enterprise

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

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1550 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706
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