Due to the war on terror, the Tobyhanna Army Depot Tobyhanna, a repair, overhaul and fabrication facility of the US Army, faced a 600% increase in work related to ATGs (Antenna Transceiver Group), a critical component of the Firefinder Radar System. The Depot initiated lean Six Sigma in 2005 with employees as the drivers for the transformation process. Staff were empowered to challenge the status quo and identify all forms of waste, and non value added steps, manual cycle times and travel distan...

BPIR Categories

5.1.1 Plan key production & delivery processes
14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique
5.5.5 Implement systems for managing production/delivery

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