Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Definitions

Glossary terms, history, people and definitions about Lean and Six Sigma

Product Quantity Process Routing

Share This

Also known as Product Family Grouping Matrix or Product Quantity Matrix.

A matrix used to determine how to group similar products or services together, based on the similarity of steps, processes and equipment.

Once the families are determined (where 80-90% of the steps are similar), then the process can be mapped, and flow can be streamlined. This is typically done with a VSM or MIFD.

Videos

A quick overview of how to create a Product Family Matrix

Links

« Back to Glossary Index