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Job Shop Scheduling Velocity Scheduling System Case Study

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Contour Tool did not think it was possible to improve their scheduling  to substantially improve due date performance or ship more with fewer people, but they did just that and more with the Velocity Scheduling System. Read their full success story and check out their results, here:  https://www.velocityschedulingsystem.com/On_Time_Shops/Contour-Tool-VSS-success-story.pdf. This is not your typical drum buffer rope or Theory of Constraints success […]

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Velocity Scheduling System Reviews

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Reviews of Velocity Scheduling System Here are just some of the Velocity Scheduling System reviews.  More reviews can be found under the Blog/Testimonials tab at the top of the page.  With VSS you can reduce lead-times and  improve due date performance all with less chaos.  Read these reviews and results for yourself: “You have heard of the Horse Whisperer well […]

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Custom Fabricator Scheduling Success!

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Shop Scheduling for Fabricators This shop fabricates (new and repairs) custom heat exchangers and pressure vessels. Since the introduction of your velocity concept, we’ve seen an average of 5 jobs ship per week, which was about 1 every two weeks prior to the VSS Coaching (that’s 10 X more job done). Our backlog has gone from an average of 55 […]

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The biggest constraint we Theory of Constraints consultants find is … (part 1)

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Theory of Constraints for Job Shops and Machine Shops (Custom Manufacturers) By Dr Lisa Lang We have worked with companies around the globe implementing Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma and the constraint is always the same.  It’s how we think.  In particular, it’s how the business owner or leader of the company thinks. You buy the same equipment […]

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Custom Plastic Manufacturer implements Drum Buffer Rope

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A custom polypropylene sheet and product manufacturer participated in the 14 week Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program that is based on the Theory of Constraints Drum Buffer Rope — but modified for custom job shops and machine shops.  The drum buffer rope method has to be modified for custom job shops and machine shops because their constraint can move week […]

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Qualitel Corp implements Velocity Scheduling System and wins Award

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Velocity Scheduling System Tuanhai Hoang, President, Qualitel Corporation is named Manufacturing Executive of the Year, large firms. Qualitel implemented Velocity Scheduling System (VSS) and reduced lead-times by 25%.  You can read the full article here:  http://seattlebusinessmag.com/article/2015-washington-manufacturing-awards-manufacturing-executive-year-large-firms  Qualitel is a custom electronics manufacturer making circuit boards and complex box assemblies for aerospace, medical, industrial and military customers.  Like most custom manufacturers they […]

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Industry Week Best Plants Use Theory of Constraints

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85% of the 2014 Industry Week best plant finalists and winners used Theory of Constraints over the past 5 years. By Dr Lisa Lang This article is copyrighted by Science of Business, Inc. 2015 Visit our Re-post guidelines. Industry Week’s Best Plants awards were established in 1990.  Their stated purpose: To recognize plants that are on the leading edge of efforts to increase […]

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Injection Molding Job Shop Reduces Lead-times 50% to 75%

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Job Shop Reduces Lead-times By Dr Lisa Lang This article is copyrighted by Science of Business, Inc. 2015 Visit our Re-post guidelines. Scheduling and improving the performance of a custom job shop can be challenging (to say the least). Exothermic Molding, Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, is a 24 employee pioneer in reaction injection molding, doing business since 1972. They provide RIM […]

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Visual Job Shop Scheduling Success – Case Study

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Ohio Job Shop STOPS Focusing on Efficiency and Dramatically Improves with Velocity Scheduling System By Dr Lisa Lang Mound Laser and Photonics Center Inc. of Kettering OH, successfully completed the Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program and their story was captured.  MLPC is a custom job shop focused on laser-based microfabrication for medical, automotive, microelectronics and defense industries, among others. They were […]

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Job Shop Scheduling Success Story: Big Company, Big Improvement and Big Employee Involvement!

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Job shop scheduling story PDF here. By Dr Lisa Lang This article is copyrighted by Science of Business, Inc. 2013 Visit our Re-post guidelines. Even the largest and most successful corporations want to improve delivery performance, which is what motivated Chicago Metallic Corporation (CMC), a world leader in custom architectural building products, to get on board with the Velocity Scheduling System […]

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