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ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION  < back
Company Whirlpool Corporation Division Q chassis Cooking Products
Location - United States.
Company Contact   Mr. David Mealey, Manager Logistics
Source of Reference 

APICS International Conference Proceedings 1995

IMPLEMENTATION INFORMATION
Name Whirlpool Corporation
Location United States
Industry Segment Consumer Durables
Implementation Date 1994
Products Cooking Products
WHAT WAS DONE?  
TOC Applications DBR, TP applications
Processes Capital Equipment Selection, Plant Layout, Scheduling and Buffer Btrategies, Quality Systems and Work Force Organizations
RESULTS OF IMPLEMENTATION
IMPLEMENTATION RESULTS  
Inventory Decrease Reduced 80%
Lead times
To one day
Percent improvement
Brief summary Whirlpool reduced the manufacturing cycle time to one day. Simultaneously inventory turns were improved five fold.