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.
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.
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.
Automotive hose manufacturer Nichirin applied OTRS10 to address inefficient operation analysis work and communication issues with its overseas factories. The company overcame significant cost and language barriers through implementing video-based standard work documents using operation analysis software OTRS.
Plumbing parts manufacturer SUNAQUA TOTO applied OTRS10 to improve shop floor motivation within its factory through the visualization of issues and communication of improvement results. The application of work analysis software reduced the time and effort required by the production engineering team to thoroughly analyze processes, establish standard work and train staff.
Marugo Rubber Industries achieved a cost reduction of several hundred million yen for one process through applying motion analysis software and targeting improvements in 0.1 second units using OTRS10. As a result of using OTRS to perform a detailed motion analysis of their painting line, Marugo discovered that the coating unevenness was due to a poorly positioned gun, and this enabled them to achieve a major improvement effect.