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ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION  < back
Company General Motors Division AC Rochester
Location Flint - United States.
Company Contact   Mr. William D. Mavredes
Source of Reference 

IIR Conference on Theory Of Constraints Management in the Throughput World, January 23-24, 1992

IMPLEMENTATION INFORMATION
Name AC Rochester
Location Flint, MI United States
Industry Segment Automotive
Implementation Date 1989
Products "Q" tanks and "R" tanks
RESULTS OF IMPLEMENTATION
Brief summary For Q tank products: Output increased by 92% - went from nearly two shifts to one shift operation. For "R" tank products - Increased output of this fully automated line from 120units/hr. to 200 units/hr; Reduced expenses by 37% and went from 23 hrs/day X 7 days/week to 16hrs/day X 5days/week. Now have a 3 day finished product buffer.