Light Guide Systems™ Benchmarking Study at Chrysler Academy Demonstrates Results
The study, performed in August 2014 by OPS Solutions at Chrysler’s World Class Manufacturing Academy (WCMA), compared the effectiveness of paper-based Standard Work Instructions (SWIs) and the OPS Solutions’ Light Guide System of visual workflow and auto-confirmation. The benchmarking was performed on both an assembly process and a logistics process. Both the paper-based SWI and Light Guide had a chance to be first and thus normalized for any learning curve effects. The results are clear: when processes were enabled by Light Guide Systems, there were significant improvements in quality, cycle time and throughput.
As part of the 2015 Wisconsin Tech Summit, OPS Solutions LLC CEO Paul Ryznar and Alvin Vitangcol, a principal at Capital Midwest Fund, shared their insights into Light Guide Systems and augmented reality technology's value for manufacturing, assembly and a wide variety of other uses.