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How to Implement QRM
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How to Implement QRM

Join us for this comprehensive overview of the QRM strategy in Madison, Wis.

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Industry Projects

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

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Join the QRM Center

QRM Center members receive exclusive benefits helping them to implement QRM fast and efficiently.

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Fifteenth International Conference on Quick Response Manufacturing

June 19-22 // Monona Terrace Convention Center // Madison, WI

Slash Lead Times. Grow Revenues. Improve Profits.

The QRM 2017 International Conference presents a powerful program targeted at executives and managers across all functions in a manufacturing organization. Attendees at this event will learn how recent application of Quick Response Manufacturing strategies across the enterprise – in quoting, order processing, engineering, manufacturing, and assembly – have resulted in:

  • Reduction in lead times by 50 to 90%
  • Reduction in costs by 10 to 30%
  • Improvements in on-time delivery to over 99%
  • Increases in revenues by 200% or more



Upcoming Events

How to Implement QRM

Jul 25, 2017 - Jul 26, 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. Rajan Suri

Registration deadline: Jul 18, 2017

Half Day Introduction to QRM

Sep 13, 2017 - Sep 13, 2017

Sheraton Saint Paul Woodbury Hotel, Woodbury, MN

A short and concise four-hour introduction to the core principles of Quick Response Manufacturing and their application in high-mix, low-volume environments. 

Presenter: Prof. Ananth Krishnamurthy

Registration deadline: Sep 11, 2017

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