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Quick Response Manufacturing: How a Companywide Strategy Can Cut Lead Times for High-Mix, Low Volume, Custom-Engineered Parts

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In its current issue Design-2-Part magazine published the first installment of a two-part interview with QRM Center Director Ananth Krishnamurthy and Steve Skolozynski, general manager of Master Spring and Wire Form. The River Grove, Ill.-based custom contract manufacturing company has used QRM extensively to reduce lead times and grow market share.

In the first part of the interview the two QRM experts talk about the principles of QRM, company-university collaboration within the QRM Center, hidden costs of long wait time, and some of the issues that manufacturers of high-mix, low-volume products - such as Master Spring and Wire Form - are dealing with.

Read the full-length interview at the Design-2-Part magazine website.

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