Stryker Assembly Core Team, Stryker Neurovascular, West Valley City, UT, USA
This team began its lean journey with a recently formed core team. The initial focus was consolidation of a manufacturing area into a smaller space to bring in new product lines. The team also wanted to improve its core metrics, which included improving labor efficiency, yield, lead time, and increased output. Results included floor space reduced by 60 percent, new product lines brought in, and all goals met or exceeded expectations.
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