Operations Insight: Sykes Racing

This video introduces you to Sykes Racing, showing some of the processes they use to manufacture gold medal winning sports racing boats.  It also illustrates how customer feedback can be incorporated into the R&D process.

It should be viewed in combination with this operations insight from an Australian consulting company that explains they transformed Sykes’ operational processes by implementing agile manufacturing.  Their order backlog was reduced from 6 months to 6 weeks, with improvements in productivity and quality.

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