- Quick-reaction strategy
- "… designed, manufactured and shipped. faster"
- Global information exchange
In 2009, Gleason, a gear cutting supplier, was able to gain business from competitors both overseas and domestic, due to their lean efforts.
Gleason has a global continual improvement team with representatives at every facility. The team meets quarterly and rotates meeting locations among its facilities.
Read more about Gleason's continual improvement efforts, and how they are now planning expansion in developing countries.