Ishii Machinery is a well-established SME in Ashikaga City, Tochigi Prefecture that engineers and produces various industrial precision components and equipment that are mainly supplied to the automotive and aerospace sectors.
Kikuchi Gear is a well-established gear manufacturer with 140 employees based in Ashikaga City, Tochigi Prefecture. Their products are used in leading-edge industrial products in the aerospace, automotive, construction machinery and printing sectors.
Kirin Brewery is a leading Japanese beer maker. It is one of the of the Kirin Holdings subsidiaries which is an integrated beverages company that manufactures and sells a wide range of beverages as well as pharmaceutical and bio-chemical products.
Taikoh Transportation is a Toyota Group logistics company that delivers products to Toyota and other automakers. The company is the first company that established a procurement logistics system based on the Toyota Production System in Japan.
Hamamatsu City is located on the western side of Shizuoka Prefecture. The city is home to some of the world’s leading companies such as Honda and is recognised as one of the leading governments in Japan with a successful lean program.
Kubota Corporation is a manufacturer of tractors and heavy equipment. Kubota deployed work measurement software OTRS10 to increase the speed of their process analysis and kaizen improvement activities. Through video-based analysis using work measurement software, Kubota was also able to effectively transfer skills and know-how from retiring veteran workers.
Japanese global logistics services company Nippon Express has a Global Logistics Solution Department that consults on issues relating to operational productivity improvement. The department implemented time and motion study software OTRS10 to increase productivity relating to picking operations within distribution warehouses.
Rejoice Company is a provider of outsourcing services for medical and healthcare institutions, including cleaning and facility management services. Kaizen software OTRS10 was chosen by Rejoice Company to support improvements in cleaning service quality, and to enable the company to rapidly create and deploy standard work video manuals.
Oita City is the capital city of Oita Prefecture and is located on Japan’s southern island of Kyushu. The city is regarded as one of the leading municipalities in Japan with a successful lean program to achieve office and service work improvement and efficiency.