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Improving Labor Productivity in the Chesterfield Plastics Plant Assembly Department

Stanley Engineered Fastening is seeking to improve the labor productivity of their Chesterfield plant plastic assembly department by 20 to 30%. The Tauber team was tasked to investigate immediate and continuous improvement opportunities through lean and smart factory tools, as well as develop an outsourcing strategy.

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Student Team:
Moses Pezarkar - Master of Engineering in Manufacturing
Ziyan Xu - Master of Engineering in Manufacturing


Project Sponsors:
Nate Dietrich - Industry 4.0 Deployment Manager, North America
Sherry Lee - Plant Manager
Andrew McEvoy - Lean Manufacturing Engineer
Jason Stone- Manufacturing/Launch Engineer


Faculty Advisors:
Ravi Anupindi - Ross School of Business
Matt Gibson - College of Engineering

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