Who we work with

Calderys Group

Description

As part of Calderys’ International Operations Excellence Program RiverRouge supported Industry Forum to deliver a series of Rapid Improvement Workshop events (Kaizen Workshops) in the UK and Germany.

Duration

10 Days

Achievements

  • ROI: 18:1 through a 50% increase in productivity within a 10 day workshop
  • Transformation of a box manufacturing area into a continuous flow production line
  • Implementation of Standardisation and a new tooling concept
  • Training of flow and line balancing principles through practical simulation game and on-the-job coaching
  • Assessment of further business constraints and improvement potential

Principles applied

  • Continuous Flow Production
  • Standardisation
  • Operator Balancing – Yamazumi
  • Constraint Management – TOC
  • Visual Management
  • Short Interval Control