Lean Manufacturing

Both large and small manufacturers in the U.S. are transforming their organizations through Lean and Continuous Improvement strategies to increase productivity, profitability and customer satisfaction!

Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement

DVIRC has been a national leader in delivering best practice continuous improvement solutions to manufacturers since 1993. We offer 3 options to meet any business need from small specialized enterprises to advanced global manufacturers. Our highly skilled team of experts have many years of industry experience combined with extensive consulting, training and coaching experience. DVIRC is a unique resource for organizations seeking to advance, compete and grow – our programs deliver substantial return on investments and sustainable value.

Lean Manufacturing Your Way

Continuous Improvement consulting

Our continuous improvement content experts have many years of industry experience building world-class enterprises.

On-site customized training and certifications

Immerse your team in company-specific instruction; we bring the training to your site, enabling focused learning on a schedule that allows you to maintain momentum without impacting day-to-day operations.

Open Enrollment Certification Courses

The certification is a combination of technical and interpersonal skills training to create value through productivity, quality, and performance.

The 9 Benefits of Lean Manufacturing

90% Lead Time Reduction

Eliminates non-value time (waste), increases cash flow, productivity, capacity

20% – 40% Productivity Improvement

Reduces production costs, increases profitability

95% Work in Process (WIP) Inventory Reduction

Frees up cash to reinvest in revenue growth activities

40% – 50% Floor Space Reduction

Reduces capital expense to operate, avoids costly plant expansion

75% Quality Improvement

Reducing product defects improves operating income, customer satisfaction

Increased Customer Satisfaction

Eliminating waste, increasing value results in higher customer loyalty

Positive Cash Flow

Improved operating income to reinvest in growth

Improved Culture

Organization aligned, focused and driven to win

Talent and Leadership Development

Professional development helps retain key talent

In 2013 alone, we assisted our US manufacturing clients in generating more than $25 Million in cost savings and $80 Million in sales! Learn more

What Former Students Said

“To be successful with Lean, you have to take ownership. DVIRC gives you the tools and training to make it work.”

Peter Rapp
Vice President of Operations
Merit Medical

“The DVIRC approach did an excellent job of bringing principles, concepts and teamwork together. It was a great catalyst for our Lean efforts.”

Tony Jost
Superior Tube

“DVIRC advisors have experience in the business world and with other manufacturers, and bring a lot of value to the table.”

Alan Thompson
Tech Tag & Label

“DVIRC is a very professional and knowledgeable organization. Their goal is to train a company to sustain improvements and provide the continuous support needed to help make that happen.”

Spencer Hoos
Former President and CEO
ESCO – Zodiac Aerospace Corporation

Some of Our Continuous Improvement Clients

Superior Tube Company, Inc.
Blommer Chocolate Company
Turkey Hill
General Electric
METPRO Corporation
Probes Unlimited
Zodiac Aerospace
Techtag & Label