Continuing Success in Process Reform

The professionals at Gemba Consulting have a proven record of success. We have:

  • Established business infrastructure and designed the supply chain for a fabless semiconductor company, supporting an annual revenue growth in excess of 6000% and recognition as Canada’s second hottest start-up by Profit magazine.
  • Improved product yield by 15 percentage points through process analysis and designed experiments.
  • Conducted failure analysis on printed circuit assemblies to eliminate catastrophic failures.
  • Developed component life tests to support problem identification and future reliability growth.
  • Led subcontractor team to solve chronic problems and increase product yield by ~18 percentage points.
  • Redesigned manufacturing supply chain to realize annual savings of US $1M and 50% reduction in cycle time.

By coaching our clients through their critical issues, we not only help them achieve their current target metrics, we help them achieve self-sufficiency for the long term. Here are a few more examples of "breakthrough improvement" we have architected in different industries and business units.

  • Reduced cycle time in sales and inquiry management by 75%
  • Introduced a Rapid Product Development Program that reduced time to market and tripled market share
  • Reduced product proliferation using Quality Function Deployment
  • Improved vendor performance and vendor relations through Scorecarding





Take a more in-depth
look at some of our case studies

Quality Function Deployment (QFD) Case Study: Standardizing Custom Parts Brings Value to Both Supplier and Customer <more>

Rapid Product Development
Case Study: Overhauling the Design Process Provides this Manufacturer with a Significant Competitive Advantage

Supply Chain Redesign Case Study: Streamlining the Supply Chain Results in Significant Cost and Lead Time Reductions <more>

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