At the 2019 QRM Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, QRM advisor Julian Stark held a seminar in which he talks about the successful transition Kooima Company made from LEAN to QRM, with a special role for a digital version of POLCA with incredible results. Watch the full presentation here!
By Julian Stark, Quick Responsive Manufacturing advisor Picture what happens when you utilize the interstate at a 100 percent capacity. You have a traffic jam! In a traffic jam your speed goes down (sometimes you’re even standing still) and if you would measure the output at a certain point, you would find that the […]
QRM has been developed as a logistic improvement method that fits in better with the large variety that job shops and ‘high mix, low volume’ production environments have to deal with. QRM is all about the production cells (QRCs) functioning as if they were their own mini-companies serving one market segment, in order to ensure […]
When I visit companies or when I attend seminars, sooner or later, it’s all about “pull production”. What is it, what are the benefits and how do you easily create a pull production? To answer that, we need to look at how production is traditionally planned and managed. A production planning in the traditional […]