Capital Efficiency and Heat-Treatment Benchmarking Project

Within drivetrain chain manufacturing, BorgWarner Morse Systems was eager to benchmark and standardize heat-treatment furnace performance measures and was looking for recommendations on how to most efficiently utilize capital at Morse Systems Korea (MSK).

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Student Team:

Joseph Vithayathil –Master of Business Administration

Sarah Wang–MSE Industrial and Operations Engineering


Project Sponsors:

Davide Girelli –Vice President and General Manager, BorgWarner Morse Systems, Europe and Asia

Han-Gyeong (HG) Kim–Manufacturing Engineering Manager, BorgWarner Morse Systems, Korea


Faculty Advisors:

Luis Garcia-Guzman–College of Engineering

Len Middleton–Ross School of Business

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