MISSIONMADE Lean Manufacturing

Controlling your costs despite rising raw material prices has been made possible at Mission Rubber Company as a result of our commitment to Lean Manufacturing Practices.

Since its implementation in 2003, we’ve created significant savings and increased efficiencies — and passed it along to you. Over the years, we have been successful in implementing the following throughout the company:

  • Safer and more organized workplace utilizing 6 “S” Concepts (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain & Safety)
  • Improving productivity through waste elimination
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement utilizing Kaizen events
  • Visual inventory management through Kanban methodology
  • Greater flexibility meeting customer demands through smaller runs made possible via SMED (Single minute exchange of dies)
  • Multiple energy saving initiatives
  • Value stream mapping to identify and prioritize areas of opportunity
  • Cellular manufacturing
  • Preventative maintenance program
  • Electronic scanning and tracking to manage and reduce inventory, while improving customer delivery