Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), one of the most well-known global security corporations in the world, has rolled up its sleeves to work collaboratively with its key suppliers to spark solutions to current and future challenges. Proactive preparation for whatever might happen - with trusted partners alongside - can help any team face whatever might be waiting over the ridge.
MFC develops, manufactures and supports advanced combat, missile, rocket and space systems for military customers that include the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps, NASA and dozens of foreign nations.
For more than 20 years, MFC had used performance management teams (PMTs) to power continuous improvement from within. The PMTs are cross-functional teams designed to engage and empower employees to develop new ways to reduce cost and cycle time of products while improving quality. It was the success of the PMT process that inspired MFC to apply the same type of initiative with some of its most critical suppliers.
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