Case Studies


Aligning Rex Materials Supply Chain

by Lindsay FountainLindsay Fountain RMG case study

Lindsay Fountain describes the real bottom line results realized by Rex Materials Group from DDMRP and explains how they have successfully reached out to their customers to link them directly to the Rex Materials DDMRP approach.

Royal Plastics

royal engineered composites

Update Session:  Royal Plastics – Jason Bates, Production Manager
Royal Engineered Composites is literally at the leading edge of major commercial and military aerospace programs. Hear about their progress with the Demand Driven operating systems. Jason Bates talks about the changing company management structure and the need fueling a move to DDMRP.
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Engineering & Machining

Forge USA

Forge USA

Business Type: Forging and Machining
Forge USA is an internationally recognized, ISO-certified steel forging company based in Houston, TX with state of the art open die forging and machining facilities. Mark Miller, Chief Operator Officer – Executive VP, will their story and results in implementing demand driven principles across their two sites.

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Tube Forgings of America

Tube Forgings of America, Inc.

Update Session: Tube Forgings of America – Wally Browning, Materials Manager
Tube Forgings of America, Inc. (TFA) has been manufacturing welding fittings since 1955 for industries ranging from oil refining to chemical and petro-chemical processing, from gas transmission to power generation, including nuclear, and from shipbuilding to a broad assortment of commercial construction applications. On the eve of their largest capacity expansion ever Wally shared how Demand Driven methods protected the company through the downturn and has positioned TFA to absorb huge massive growth over the last three years and into the future.
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Productos Tubulares
by Jon Bikandi & Manuel Castro

Productos Tubulares

Productos Tubulares won the Internationally recognized Ptak Prize for Supply Chain excellence in 2016.  This presentation describes the journey this company has made and the results achieved.

DDMRP cases from France
by Agilea

Agilea A Demand Driven Journey in France

Agilea is the largest DDMRP consulting company in France.  This presentation covers seven different case studies and lesson learned including Michelin, PSP Peugot, Cryolor, Figeac Aero, Arkopharma, Weser, and Pierre Fabre.
SKF logo

DDMRP is an initiative taken by SKF Case study to respond faster to changing customer demand with increased service and reduced inventories.

Benefits with this Project:

  • On time deliveries.
  • Faster response to customer demand.
  • Increased service levels to Customer
  • Reduced raw material and component stocks
  • Lead time compression
  • Dynamic Adjustments of the buffers in accordance to the actual demand.
  • Protects both side of stocks position(i.e. customer side and supplier side)



Business Type: Apparel Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail Sales
Macquila Internacional de Confeccion SA: MIC designs, produces and sells children’s garments under license from companies like Disney and, Mattel. MIC also supplies direct sales channels for ladies garments. David Poveda from the Demand Driven Institute – LATAM will present the implementation and results of DDMRP principles across MIC manufacturing, distribution and retail sites.
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Satuerca Group


Business Type: Component Manufacturing
Based in Spain, the SATUERCA Group devotes itself to the manufacture and distribution of gears, bearings, rings, clutch hubs and wheel nuts to automotive and other sectors. Xabier Tudanca, (title), will share the company’s experiences extensively implementing DDMRP principles over the past year.
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Romac Industries

romac industries

Romac Industries – Ben Staley, Materials and Replenishment Manager
Founded in 1969, Romac is an industry leading supplier of pipe products for water and waste water. Ben Staley, Materials and Replenishment Manager, walked the crowd through their recent implementation of a full DDMRP system and the factors that led up to it.
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Unilever – Carmine Mainiero and Nick Mantenuto
Carmine Mainiero, Global Lead for Project Demand Driven Unilever (DDU) and Nick Mantenuto a Senior DDU Analyst did not disappoint the crowd as they shared the application of DDMRP at the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) giant. PRESENTATION UNAVAILABLE. We are sorry but at Unilever’s request the information shared with the audience will not be made available to the general public.


Our DDMRP Journey
by David Mautner

David Mautner MFRI Case Study

 David Mautner shares the story of MFRI from the first in house developed planning system to the adoption of DDMRP.
 Perma-Pipe  PermaPipe – Brian Pollack, Vice President of Manufacturing
Perma-Pipe is a market leader of pre-insulated piping, environmental secondary containment piping and leak detection/location systems. The PermaPipe team showed dramatic wins in their highly complex engineer-to-order environment through the use of strategic control point scheduling and buffer management techniques. PRESENTATION UNAVAILABLE. We are sorry but at Perma-Pipe’s request the information shared with the audience will not be made available to the general public.



 Avigilon – Rod Gelhorn
Avigilon designs and manufactures high-definition surveillance solutions. They are one of the fastest growing companies in North America and gave the crowd a high definition picture of their Demand Driven operational design including strategic control and decoupling points and time stock and capacity buffer positions to tackle this growth. The have agreed to share their presentation.
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 LG International


 LG International – Lane Kagey, Chief Operating Officer
LGI designs and manufactures a wide range of off-the-shelf and tailor-made labeling solutions that are used for product identification and decoration, manufacturing processes, product packaging and security. Lane Kagey, COO, showed the company’s innovative approaches for making their Demand Driven operating model totally visible in real time to every shop floor operator. One of the most innovative systems we have ever seen to live in short lead time environments measured in hours and days.
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The Missing Links
A Real World Case Study
by Caroline Mondon

Caroline Mondon Case Study

Caroline Mondon, a best-selling business book author from France, presents a real world case study based on the knowledge presented in her new book, The Missing Links.

Lightspeed Technologies

Lightspeed Technologies


Business Type: Electronics
Established in 1990, Lightspeed Technologies, Inc. produces high-quality classroom audio systems with a total commitment to improving the learning environment for students. Julie Rockford, Director of Manufacturing Operations, will detail the company’s adoption and results using Demand Driven MRP methods.
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Stemcell Technologies

Stemcell Technologies

Business Type: Biotechnology
STEMCELL Technologies Inc is a privately-owned biotechnology company that develops specialty cell culture media, cell separation products and ancillary reagents for life science research. Driven by science and a passion for quality, STEMCELL delivers over 1500 products to more than 70 countries worldwide. Juan Abbud, Senior Business Analyst, will share Stemcell’s experience implementing DDMRP in multiple locations.