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Case Study
  • Manufacturing
  • Open Access

DMADV Project Saves $2 Million for Brazilian Mining Company

Publication:
ASQ.ORG
Date:
March 2016
Pages:
pp. 1 - 6
Author(s):
Jacobsen, Janet

Abstract

A Six Sigma team at Samarco Mining developed a low-energy iron ore pellet to meet customer needs and internal goals. Using the DMADV methodology and a variety of quality tools, the team helped Samarco realize more than $2 million in savings annually through this project. The team was named a finalist in ASQ’s 2015 International Team Excellence Awards competition.

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