Riordan Manufacturing The objective of this paper is to exhibit an organized approach using the 9-step Problem-Solving Approach to provide Riordan Manufacturing with legitimate solutions to challenges presented. In addition, the paper identifies opportunities and issues, defines the problem, and develops a set of alternative solutions. In conclusion, the paper recommends the paramount alternatives to implement in order for Riordan Manufacturing to Problem Solution: Riordan Manufacturing words, 13 pages Problem Solution:
Recommendation for change model Team Assignment My part is: Make a recommendation for a change model for virtual organization and explain why this change model is best for this situation. Link to organization below. We are industry leaders in using polymer materials to provide solutions to our customers challenges.
Our Customer Relationships We will strive to be a solution provider for our customers and not be a part of our customers challenges.
Long-term relationships will be sought by maintaining rigorous quality controls, innovative solutions, a responsive business attitude and reasonable pricing.
Our Employees We will maintain an innovative and team oriented working environment. By assuring that our employees are well informed and properly supported, we will provide a climate focused on the long term viability of our company.
Our Future We must be focused in achieving and maintaining reasonable profitability to assure that the financial and human capital is available for sustained growth. Its products include plastic beverage containers produced at its plant in Albany, Georgia, custom plastic parts produced at its plant in Pontiac, Michigan, and plastic fan parts produced at its facilities in Hangzhou, China.
The company's research and development is done at the corporate headquarters in San Jose. Riordan's major customers are automotive parts manufacturers, aircraft manufacturers, the Department of Defense, beverage makers and bottlers, and appliance manufacturers. History The company was founded by Dr.
Riordan, a professor of chemistry, who had obtained several patents relative to processing polymers into high tensile strength plastic substrates. Sensing the commercial applications for his patents, Dr. Riordan started Riordan Plastics, Inc. Initially, the company's focus was on research and development and the licensing of its existing patents, but in Dr.
Riordan obtained venture capital which he used to purchase a fan manufacturing plant in Pontiac, MI. At that time, the company's name was changed to "Riordan Manufacturing, Inc.
The company's most recent expansion took place in when it opened its operations in China. At that time, the entire fan manufacturing operation was moved from Michigan to China and the Pontiac, MI facility was retooled for the manufacture of custom plastic parts.Transcript of Competitive Advantages for Riordan.
Georgia, custom plastic parts produced at its plant in Pontiac, Michigan, and plastic fan parts produced at its facilities in Hangzhou, China. The company's corporate headquarters in San Jose, California. Text Preview. Riordan Plant in Hangzhou China Saad Benchekroun, Sami Berrahou, Kachong Duniya, Jennifer Watkins, Angus Newton, Anthony Lampkin OPS/ April 26th, Dr.
Roberto Coto Riordan Plant in Hangzhou China Riordan Manufacturing is a global plastics manufacturer employing people with projected annual earnings of $46 million.
Supply Chain Riordan strategically chose the Hangzhou location due to its low raw materials costs through their Chinese partners’ relationships with the Chinese nationals.
the supplement business relationships in the China plant strengthen the efficiency of the supply chain. In , Riordan Manufacturing, Inc expanded into the production of plastic beverage containers at the organization’s first manufacturing plant in Albany, GA.
Today, Riordan Manufacturing has custom plastic parts produced in Pontiac, Michigan and plastic fan parts in Hangzhou, China in addition to the Albany, GA plant.
Riordan’s research and development is done at the corporate headquarters in San Jose. Its’ plant in Albany, Georgia produce plastic beverage containers while the Pontiac, Michigan plant produces custom plastic parts and all its plastic fan parts are produced in Hangzhou, China facilities.
Riordan expanded their production and design of electric fans to an overseas operation plant that partnered with Hangzhou, China. Plastic polymers are purchased locally and melted/injected into molds that creates the individual plastic parts.