Kewpie Corporation is a Japanese packaged food manufacturer. It is well known for its popular brand of mayonnaise product with a distinctive Kewpie baby doll logo. The company operates eight plants in Japan and has several production bases overseas.
Chuo Malleable Iron is a cast iron and aluminum component manufacturer. The company mainly supplies to the automobile and electric industries and their major trading partners include Toyota Group companies such as Toyota Motor Corporation.
Fundokin Shoyu is a well-esteemed Japanese food manufacturer based in Oita Prefecture, Kyushu that produces high quality soy sauce, miso (fermented soybean paste) and salad dressing. The company operates three factories all in Oita.
Toyota Boshoku utilised OTRS time study software with a focus on achieving work standardization to support their lean manufacturing journey. Through utilizing video-based work optimization software, the company removed variation in work and increased productivity by approximately 25%. Toyota Boshoku has since expanded its use of OTRS to include the majority of its plants internationally.
Yakult is a leading Japanese probiotic beverage company. The company has several global production bases and a well-established sales network. Their products are now sold in over 40 countries and regions across the world.
Yachiyo Industry, an automobile parts manufacturer, used OTRS10 to support value stream mapping activities. Video time study analysis allowed them to address issues with manual data collection, efficiency and accuracy. Through application of OTRS10, Yachiyo reduced the time required to complete video-based time studies by 90%.
Japanese construction giant Takenaka Corporation applied OTRS to perform process analysis to identify and eliminate waste within the various processes involved in civil construction. Video-based process analysis software allowed staff to analyze site operations at their office.
Suzaki Industries is a SME that produces pressed, welded and assembled components for the automotive industry. The company supplies components for many of the major Japanese automotive groups, including Toyota and Honda.
Panasonic Eco Technology Center was founded in 2000 with the aim to recover and recycle resources from end-of-life home appliances. The center promotes recycling-oriented manufacturing under the slogan of “product-to-product”.
Yamaha is synonymous around the world for manufacturing quality musical instruments. The company has established a system to efficiently manufacture and supply products globally. It now has its production and sales bases over 30 countries and regions.