2019 Team Projects

Tauber Institute students worked on-site from May through mid-August on their 2019 team projects, sponsored by 16 global firms.

Tauber student teams work for their sponsoring companies to find solutions for substantive operations challenges. Tauber team projects provide a significant return on a sponsor’s investment – often uncovering millions of dollars of savings – as well as improvements in areas such as energy consumption, waste reduction, throughput time, and supply chain risk.

Each 2 to 3 person team is made up of graduate engineering and graduate business students. In addition to high-level corporate support, each team is advised by a College of Engineering and a Stephen M. Ross School of Business faculty member and overseen by a Tauber Institute Director.  Upon project completion, all teams return to Ann Arbor to compete in the annual Spotlight! Team Project Showcase and Scholarship Competition.

For more than 25 years, the Tauber Institute has worked with a diverse array of world-class corporations. Below are our 2019 team project sponsors. Click on the sponsor to read a short description of the project.

AIP Canam Group                   Point of Rocks, MD
Amazon Seattle, WA
Boeing Delivery Center Everett, WA
Boeing Fabrication Mesa, AZ
Boeing Global Services Renton, WA
Brose Auburn Hills, MI
Dell Austin, TX
Dow Midland, MI
DTE Energy Detroit, MI
Ford Redford, MI
GE San Ramon, CA
General Motors Warren, MI
Microsoft Business Operations Redmond, WA
Microsoft Partner Investment Redmond, WA
Microsoft Vehicle Optimization Redmond, WA
PepsiCo Bradenton, FL
Pfizer Clinical Manufacturing Sandwich, UK
Pfizer Material Management Groton, CT
Stanley Black & Decker Chesterfield, MI
Stoneridge Novi, MI
Target Minneapolis, MN
2019 Tauber Team Target
2019 Tauber Team Pfizer Clinical Manufacturing
2019 Tauber Team Microsoft Vehicle Optimization
2019 Tauber Team Boeing Global Services