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.

MEES Minute: Green fuels will enable decarbonization of the legacy fleet

A recent news article published by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) described a viable path for decarbonizing the legacy fleet if consumers fail to adopt EVs. The challenge of switching to electric vehicles (EVs) is …

MEPE Minute: How Processing Additives Can Help Enable the Circular Economy

We all know that polyolefins are incredibly versatile materials that have application in many kinds of packaging and other products. However, they are hydrophobic and it can be difficult to compatibilize their surfaces with other …

Brecken Stout (Indirect Buyer) on the MRM Certificate

Brecken Stout, an indirect buyer for Kerry Ingredients, took the time to discuss her experience with the Maintenance and Reliability Management (MRM) Certificate.

Shane Verkuylen proves the benefits of the MRM Certificate

“The benefits I achieved from receiving that certificate would probably be my newest job. I think without this certificate, I wouldn’t be in the position I’m in right now. With my combined background and the certificate, it opened up so many doors.” – Shane Verkuylen