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Our best videos about Theory of Constraints in production

Theory of Constraints in Production

A brief 5 minute summary of how one applies the Theory of Constraints in a production environment. It covers: the axiom of the unbalanced plant, the existence of bottlenecks, the Drum – Buffer – Rope flow control mechanism and the improvement strategy (the 5 focusing steps).

15 cases of TOC implementation for our 15th anniversary

In 2020, Marris Consulting celebrates its 15th anniversary. On this event, Philip Marris, founder and CEO, shares 15 cases - among more than 250 in his carreer - of performance improvement in companies from various industrial sector.

TOC to boost a Lean organization

Extract of the conference "Using TOC to boost a Lean organization" presented at the TOCICO 2012 Annual conference in Chicago by Philip Marris the CEO of Marris Consulting. Identification and proper buffering of the bottleneck generated an increase in Throughput of 15% in 15 minutes but required the company, a large very Lean automotive supplier, to reconsider it's policy of applying "One piece flow everywhere".

TLS: Good TOC + Good Lean + Good Six Sigma TOCICO 2013

TLS = Open TOC + Good Lean + Good Six Sigma. Presentation by Philip Marris at the TOCICO annual congress in Frankfurt in June 2013. It is argued that TLS enables companies to improve faster and reach even higher levels of performance than using one of the elements alone.

Theory Of Constraints "crash course" by Philip Marris

Philip Marris delivered a "crash course on Theory of Constraints" in manufacturing at the opening of the Critical Chain Project Management Training Course in May 2017.

the "2 for 1" rule to reduce WIP

To reduce rapidly and simply the level of WIP (Work In Progress) and thereby reduce production lead times the "2 for 1 rule" is very pertinent. An organisation (for instance a factory) only allows itself to launch one new item into production after it has finished 2 items.

Our best videos about Critical Chain Project Management

5-minute Critical Chain Summary

Philip Marris, CEO of Marris Consulting describes briefly the Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) approach. Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) has shown over the last 15 years that performance can be significantly improved.

How to identify bottlenecks in production and projects

Philip Marris, CEO of Marris Consulting, explains why you are probably wrong about where your capacity constraints (bottlenecks) are both in production and in projects. This conference takes you through a few examples of false bottlenecks and the lessons learned.

Fixing airplanes twice as fast with Critical Chain

Critical Chain Project Management implementation at Embraer, Le Bourget, enabled to divide by 2 the turnaround time of executive jets' C-checks. Discover how thanks to Fernando Bertrand, who presented this case during the 38th edition of TOCPA conferences.

Boosting rocket production using the Theory Of Constraints

Discover how EuroCryospace, the manufacturer of the first stage of the Ariane 5 rocket, increased throughput and productivity by over 30% in less than 6 weeks using the Theory of Constraints.

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About Marris Consulting

Marris Consulting is an industry consulting and training company specialized in the Theory of Constraints (ToC) and Critical Chain Project Management. We focus on improving the performance of manufacturing and process industries by using Constraints Management combined with Lean and Six Sigma. To boost project performance, we also use Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM), which we sometimes combine with Lean Engineering. Our 2-day performance audits, our performance consulting services and our project management, Lean & ToC training by our industry consultants offer a wide range of solutions to help our clients around the world reach the highest possible levels of performance.

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