Panasonic Home Appliances implemented Asprova, production lead time reduced from 2 weeks to 1 week, planning lead time reduced from 8 man-days to 2-man days
Panasonic Home Appliances Ltd, produces electric rice cookers from individual parts to product assembling, and supplies product and services worldwide as a cooking appliances manufacturer.
They introduced Asprova to their production line for circuit boards for induction heating (IH) rice cookers and other IH cooking heaters.Asprova was introduced and in use in 2000. When upgrading in 2008, they purchased one more license and intend to expand the scope further in the future.
We interviewd their manufacturing section leader Mr. Hyakutake about why they chose Asprova and how to reach their goals.
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