Shop Floor



If you are interested in any of these workshops and would like to offer them at your organization, please contact us at (608) 262-4709. Typically, the workshop content and length is tailored specifically to the needs of your audience.

Half Day Introduction to Quick Response Manufacturing

A short and concise four hour introduction to the core principles of Quick Response Manufacturing including concepts to reduce lead times on the shop floor. Tailored to a busy industry professional’s schedule and offered at different locations around the country, this event is the perfect way to get a first taste of QRM.

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

In companies with a high variety of low-volume products, designing product-focused shop floor cells can be a challenge. Fluctuating volumes, variable product routings, and complex machining requirements make it hard to justify a cell with dedicated machines and labor. Join us for this one day workshop to learn how to address challenges such as product mix variations, lack of ownership on shared resources, sub-contracting issues, and challenges with lot sizing and MRP scheduling. Participants will work through all aspects of creating a cell based on a real world case study.

How to Implement Quick Response Manufacturing

Get a full understanding of the QRM strategy and its impact on shop floor operations at this two-day hands-on workshop. It provides a complete overview of the entire QRM strategy and is highly recommended for everybody who plans to implement QRM in their company.