Case Studies


General Description

  • Microheat was a start-up manufacturer of a heated windshield washing unit
  • Located in Farmington Hills, Michigan, they went from concept to preproduction to OEM approval and placement on several
  • General Motors vehicles as a standard option within 7 years


  • Create a manufacturing facility capable of handling stated production volumes
  • Select suppliers with the lowest cost capability for fulfilling requirements
  • Design and build necessary equipment, jigs and fixtures for production
  • Hire and train all necessary manufacturing personnel
  • Meet OEM run rate and pre-production OEM requirements


  • Station review workshops have identified several errors on EBOM descriptions, parts in wrong stations and missing data
  • Trained over 20 people on WPI process
  • Next steps are to optimize all key areas including assembly line

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