This aluminum extrusion company from Alexandria, Minn., has used QRM to grow its market share. While many competitors declared bankruptcy during the recent recession, Alexandria’s focus on short lead times attracted new customers.
After thoroughly training its employees in QRM methodology, this leading manufacturer of outdoor lighting equipment implemented QRM step-by-step across the entire enterprise – and beyond.
National Oilwell Varco
An initial QRM implementation at its Orange, Calif., facility resulted in lead time reductions from 75 to four days. Now, this manufacturer of oil and gas drilling equipment is implementing QRM at several facilities around the world.