The Class 8 Semi Truck Air Conditioning Line was experiencing excess waste and rework of finished goods, excessive redundant motion of workforce, and high inventory holing cost with low turnaround.
- Execute Kaizen Rapid Execution Event.
- Redesign of the production push system to a TPS JIT pull system.
- Reduce waste, low inventory holdings, and implement single piece flow.
- 50% reclamation of shop floor space.
- Increased Capacity
- Elimination of finished goods rework.