Microchip test equipment manufacturer was experiencing high product costs and delivery cycle times exceeding customer expectations.
Flow consultants implemented comprehensive leadership driven “Lean Enterprise” principles and a series of kaizen sessions with both exempt and hourly personnel.
The company achieved:
- A 27 percent reduction in direct labor.
- A 53 percent reduction in cycle time.
- A 59 percent reduction in required floor space.
- A 38 percent reduction in defects found at test.