What is Six Sigma? Six Sigma attempts to improve the quality of the process product by identifying and reducing deficiencies (faults) and differences and their causes in manufacturing and business processes. It uses a set of quality management practices, including statistical methods and prepares a special system of people within the organization, which are experts in these systems. Every Six Sigma project to be run within an organization adheres to a defined sequence and places a quantitative financial goal (cost reduction or increase in profit).
Below is the list of best companies that claim to have applied Six Sigma techniques in some form or another.
Ford (Ford Motor Company) is an American automobile, car manufacturer under the brand Ford. Fourth largest car manufacturer in the world in terms of production for the entire period of its existence, currently the third in the US after GM and Toyota, and second in Europe after Volkswagen. Ranked ninth in the list of the largest US publicly traded companies, Fortune 500 as of 2015 and the 27th place in the list of the world's largest corporations, the Global 500 in 2015.
Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) is a public company from the United States engaged in the information technology industry. In 2013, Computer Sciences Corporation was included in the Fortune 500 list, a list of company rankings based on gross income made by Fortune magazine every year. Computer Sciences Corporation was ranked 185 (previously ranked 176) with revenues of around $15,388 million, profits of $961 million, and total assets of $11,251 million.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is the American multinational internet business company. It is located in Seattle, Washington, it is the largest internet store in the United States. Jeff Bezos launched Amazon.com in 1994 and published on the Internet in 1995. It was launched as a web bookstore. Soon began to sell a variety of goods.
The Vanguard Group is one of the largest US investment companies in the world with assets under its management of 5.1 trillion US dollars in January 2018. It is based in Malvern, a suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and the second (after BlackRock's iShares) of exchange traded funds (ETFs), also known as index funds or low cost funds. It also offers brokerage services, accounting, financial planning, asset management, trust services. It is owned by the funds managed by the company.
Autoliv is a Swedish company headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, which manufactures passive safety and active safety equipment for the automotive industry. Autoliv is the world's leading manufacturer of airbags and seatbelts. Autoliv Inc was created in 1997 from the merger of the two largest vehicle safety equipment manufacturers, Autoliv AB Sweden and Morton ASP (Automotive Safety Products), the leading equipment manufacturer in North America and Asia.
Damco provides services to a wide range of customers, from small importers and exporters to transnational corporations, operates in more than 100 countries. The total area of the warehouses is 1.5 million m², in 2015, 2.9 million TEU were transported by sea and 180 thousand tons of cargo by air. Turnover in 2017 amounted to $2.668 billion.
Starwood is one of the largest hotel and leisure companies in the world and operates under ten different brands. The company is organized into two business units: Hotels and Vacation Ownership. Starwood is a subsidiary of Marriott International. The stores focus on operating hotels and resorts around the world, primarily in the luxury and upscale hotel industries. Starwood seeks to acquire shares, management or franchise rights in hotels in this segment. As of December 31, 2015, the portfolio comprised a total of 1,297 properties with approximately 370,000 rooms in 100 countries.
Wipro Limited, India's third largest IT Company, is headquartered in Bangalore. It was founded in 1966 by a businessman's son Mohammed Hashim Premji. Today its income is 350 billion rupees per year and profit is about 70 billion rupees. It is a service company of Information Technology. In 1977, after the public government's order to leave foreign companies (such as IBM), there was an impressive increase in its business. Today it has emerged as a multi-business and multi-location company.
The AP Møller-Mærsk Group, often written Moller-Maersk, is an international business conglomerate that has activities in several areas, mainly in the transport and energy sectors. The company is known as Mærsk (or internationally Maersk) and is famous for its large shipping business. Since 1996, it is the largest freight forwarding company in the world. Mærsk is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, but also has offices in more than 135 countries. In 2011, the group had about 117,000 employees and ranked 154 on the Fortune Global 500 list.
British industry Limited (English: Inventec Corporation), founded in 1975, mainly engaged in computer, consumer electronics, communications, information and network R&D and manufacturing of applications. The company head office in Taiwan, and branches in mainland China, United States, United Kingdom and Malaysia.
The United States Army is a wing of American armed forces on which the ground-based military is responsible for the operation. US It is the largest and most old established wing of the military, and is one of the seven UNESCO's services in the US. The modern army roots are in the Continental Army, founded on June 14, 1775, to meet the demands of the American Revolution before the formation of the United States.