How Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) Principles Help Companies Achieve Agility

It is clear that success in business now and in the future will require agility. But, just what is agility? And, what policies or techniques can be implemented to help ensure that businesses are agile? This article will describe two approaches to defining agility and then identify several ways that the principles of Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) can help your organization become more agile.

Raise the Roof: A Conversation with Mark Graham, Low-Slope Roofing Instructor

“We need to work safer than we ever have. We need to be more energy efficient. We need to be more environmentally friendly… the bar will be higher for us. Training and educating to that bar becomes a big challenge, and that’s a big undertaking for the industry to take on. We’re just fortunate the University is willing to help us as an industry to do that.” – Mark Graham

Passing the Torch: MEMorable Shift in Leadership!

The MEM (Master of Engineering Management) Advisory Board plays a pivotal role in shaping the educational landscape at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Comprising dedicated individuals, the board offers valuable insights to enhance the MEM program, aligning it with the ever-evolving needs of both students and the engineering industry. To get acquainted with the members of the advisory board, you can explore their profiles.

Ten Things You Should Know About Quick Response Manufacturing

Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) was invented by Rajan Suri in the 1990s. The primary goal is relentless reduction of lead time (internal process flow times). Thus, application of these concepts enables a company to compete on speed, flexibility, and agility.