Riordan Manufacturing Business Systems Analysis
Dr. Michael Riordan, a professor in chemistry, acquired several patents relative to processing polymers into high tensile strength plastic substrates. He knew there was a market for commercial applicants for his patents after so he started Riordan Plastics, Inc. in 1991 at the age of 45. Today, Riordan Manufacturing, Inc., owned by Riordan Industries is a Fortune 1000 enterprise with revenues in excess of $1 billion. They employ 550 people and have projected annual earnings of $46 million. Riordan Manufacturing has locations in San Jose, California, Albany, Georgia, Pontiac, Michigan and Hangzhou, China. Research and development is done at the corporate headquarters in San Jose, California. The plant in Albany, Georgia produces plastic beverage containers, the plant in Pontiac, Michigan produces custom plastic parts, and the plant in Hangzhou, China produces plastic fan parts. Their creation of innovative plastic designs have earned them international acclaim and made them an industry leader in the field of plastic injection molding. They pay close attention to detail. Their extreme precision and enthusiastic quality control are the hallmarks of Riordan Manufacturing. The majority of their customers are automotive parts manufacturers, aircraft manufactures, the Department of Defense, beverage makers and bottlers, and appliance manufactures. [pic]
Riordan Manufacturing Mission Statement
The mission of Riordan Manufacturing to be focused in achieving and maintaining reasonable profitability to assure that the financial and human capital is available for sustained growth. Using Six Sigma, leading edge R&D and exceeding ISO 9000 standards, are the attitudes and abilities by which Riordan Manufacturing are defined. Riordan Manufacturing will continue to lead the industry in using polymer materials to provide solutions to meet their customer’s...