Xerox Corp.

COMPANY: Xerox Corp.
HEADQUARTERS: Stamford, CT
SIZE OF COMPANY: 1,000 or more employees; more than $1B in revenue
INDUSTRY: Industrial/heavy equipment
PRIMARY PRODUCT LINE: Multifunction copiers/printers, digital presses, production copiers/printers
NAME OF PROJECT: Xerox Lean Six Sigma Operations
PROJECT OBJECTIVE: To make plants leaner; improve productivity; speed up time to change over equipment from producing one color of toner to the next
TECHNOLOGIES EMPLOYED: N/A
ACCOMPLISHMENTS/ROI: The Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt team identified 32 hours of possible setup reduction time at the EA plant; increased annual toner production output 8%, totaling 400,000 pounds of toner per year; increased output; effected culture change where the staff embraces lean exercises and conducts mini-kaizen events when needed