Lean and Continuous Improvement

Shimifrez combines its product design and program service management skills with tight tolerance sheet metal fabrication, chemical milling, photo electroforming, precision laser micro machining, complex sheet metal assemblies and integration, micro welding, chemical processing/finishing to create superior one-stop shopping value for our customers. Our success in meeting stringent customer requirements to demanding schedules is due, to our extensive in-house manufacturing capabilities.

Arnprior Aerospace deploys many lean tactics and tools to drive continuous improvement enabling best value for our customers.

  • Quality Assurance: Self Inspection, Poka Yoke
  • 6S, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Continuous Learning
  • Kanban & Pull System
  • Group Technology Analysis
  • Flexible Manufacturing Cells
  • Visual Controls
  • Inventory Reduction
  • Standard Operations
  • Compressed/same day Blue Streak Production
  • Setup (Changeover) Reduction
  • Multi-Process Operations: flexibility
  • Equipment Autonomation (Jidoka)
  • Production Leveling