Caste Study

Gemba Concepts

An Indian Kitchen without a pigeon product is rare find today. A journey that started by manufacturing kerosene stoves back in the year 1994 has today catapulted into a household name in the Home Appliance sector in India with a total revenue of 100+ million dollars. Stovekraft is the largest private limited company in the kitchen appliances industry.

In their pursuit to carter to more & more households in India they felt it was time the manufacturing methodology needs to be refined & elevated to world class level with higher productivity & reduced cost and this is precisely the question they sought to get to the bottom of with the assistance of Gemba Concepts. The overhaul started with a complete rejig of the layout of the cooker facility undertaken for the project. Gemba consultant stationed at the site to understand in depth the material & information flow along with the manufacturing complexities resulting in a proposal for a optimized layout which enhanced their lead time by 90%.

A detailed study of time & motion along with operator ergonomics ensured that the productivity went Up by 15% & capacity of the plant shot up by 13%. What was very overwhelming for the Gemba team was to see the depth of involvement in which their MD, Mr.Gandhi dived into to make sure that the best Results were delivered keeping those smiles in the Indian kitchen intact & growing.

Gemba Concepts