"We could start a small 'pilot cell
' straight away if we can get the right people.
The value of the in mold labeling pilot cell
is that it minimizes the cost of prototyping in mold labeling parts.
Despite their concerns that training efforts might not improve loyalty, company executives decided to implement TPM in a high-activity pilot cell
. One week later, the workers were proud of their cell, their names and photographs were on the information board, together with reports on their performance.
Because the pilot cell
was so successful, the manufacturing cell concept gained a lot of credibility and attention at Lord-Dayton.
In large organizations, where conducting basic team-based training for everyone could be quite lengthy, we've found that it is best to begin with one department or "pilot cell
" and then expand the team concept to other departments in phases.
The success of the pilot cell
has given Devalit UK the confidence to seek further business for finished components, and from 1992 will supply Vauxhall with front and rear bumpers with painted inserts at the rate of 150,000 per annum.