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Ivey Publishing
Loctite Corporation
Product Number:
9B02D019
Publication Date:
01/09/2003
Revised Date:
11/30/2009
Length:
33 pages
Product Type:
Case (Field)
Source:
Ivey
Loctite Corporation is a large industrial adhesives company. The company has implemented the five principles of lean management on its customer service operation. A recent merger of the customer engineering service operation with the dispensing equipment operation has the vice-president of technical service and application engineering looking at applying the lean principles on the equipment operations. The company initially considered equipment a secondary product line needed only to augment its service offering in the support of the core product, industrial adhesives. In addition, most of Loctite's equipment manufacturing activities were outsourced so suppliers played a key role in lean transformation. The vice-president must prepare a plan to implement the principles of lean management while meeting the goals set out by the president of the company.
Issues:
Manufacturing Strategy; Inventory Planning/Control; Value Chain; Price Tension
Disciplines:
Operations Management
Industries:
Manufacturing
Setting:
United States, Large, 2001
Intended Audience:
MBA/Postgraduate
Price:
$7.90 CAD / $7.90 USD Printed Copy
$3.40 CAD / $3.40 USD Permissions
$3.40 CAD / $3.40 USD Digital Download
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