Effects of Quality Management at Riordan Manufacturing

Effects of Quality Management at Riordan Manufacturing
Organizations must apply Total Quality Management (TQM) to their processes to be successful.   In the business world in which competition is increasing, managers must sustain proficient and effective control of operations; along with accentuate a quality culture.   This paper explains a process at Riordan Manufacturing involving the input-main action-output process to produce plastic bottles and the domestic and global effects of that competitive product.
Organization Overview
Riordan Manufacturing, Inc.,       headquartered in San Jose, California is a manufacturer of plastic products distributed globally and is completely-owned by Riordan Industries.   The company employs 550 people throughout its manufacturing plants and contains facilities in four areas; San Jose, California, where the company originated to perform research and development (R&D), along with Albany, Georgia, Pontiac, Michigan, and Hangzhou, China. Riordan Manufacturing is a reputable leader in its industry, producing custom plastic parts, plastic fan parts, and plastic beverage containers. Its customers are consumers, manufacturers, and businesses, in the automotive, aircraft, appliance, bottlers, and beverage makers industries and the Department of Defense.   Riordan Manufacturing is known for their competence in modern and inventive designs created with precision, in conjunction with integrating a Six Sigma approach and exceeding ISO 9000 standards. Quality is applied from the time materials arrive at the plants, through the manufacturing process, to the process of delivery, and even on pricing to complete customer satisfaction.
Input- Main Action- Output Process
One of the main areas of production for Riordan Industries is plastic beverage containers.   This manufacturing began in 1993 when the company acquired a bottle manufacturing plant in Albany, Georgia.   The function of the Albany plant is to transform raw materials into plastic...