MillerKnoll (formerly Herman Miller)

Herman Miller is a recognizable name in the furniture industry. TSSC partnered with Herman Miller more than 30 years ago. Since then they have successfully sustained and spread TPS throughout their organization. Herman Miller recently merged to form MillerKnoll. This video describes how TPS has been a key part of the merger of Herman Miller and Knoll to form MillerKnoll.

E. D. Bullard

See how the Toyota Production System was key to urgently increasing output of face shields, respirators, and hoods for health care workers. Toyota collaborated with E. D. Bullard, a 100-year-old safety equipment manufacturer based in Kentucky.

Savage Brothers

See how Savage Brothers, one of the oldest manufacturers in Chicago — established in 1855 — uses TPS to build machines for candy makers to make fudge, caramel, and other candies.

Irwin Seating Company

Watch how Irwin Seating Company, one of the world's leading manufacturers of audience seating for movie theaters, auditoriums, arenas, and stadiums integrated TPS within their operations to respond to the dynamic and changing seating industry.


A rotating union manufacturer learns the Toyota Production System and with time makes it its own. Learn more about the Deublin Performance System and the people behind it.

ACE Metal Crafts

Watch how one family run company — ACE Metal Crafts — is able to streamline their process and create more jobs, when applying the principles of The Toyota Production System.

Herman Miller, Inc.

An iconic U.S. furniture maker became more competitive and American jobs were preserved after Herman Miller collaborated with Toyota to find better ways to manufacture its popular filing cabinet.


TSSC COVID Vaccines Story

When COVID-19 vaccines were available no one was prepared for the long line of cars at the vaccine distribution sites in North Texas and Kentucky. View the video to see how TPS helped to establish smooth process flow and reduced wait time.

City of Louisville

The City of Louisville invited Toyota to help upgrade its maintenance services for the city's fleet of vehicles– reducing its backlog by 37% and cutting repair time by 75% in just two months.

New York State

New York state made its government more responsive and efficient through an innovative approach — quickly becoming a role model for other state governments.

Department of Public Safety Blood Toxicology Lab
Garland, Texas

See how Toyota TSSC partnered with Garland, Texas Department of Public Safety to increase output at the Garland Crime lab to meet the thirty day state mandate for blood alcohol analysis.

Toyota COVID Story

See how a number of local public and private organizations partnered with Toyota to support COVID-19 vaccine administration efforts in Texas and Kentucky. Given the unique characteristics of each vaccination site, the principles and concepts of TPS allowed each site to increase its capacity, reduce wait times, and improve the volunteer experience.


Saint Bernard Project - A Long Term Journey

Building a Culture of highly engaged people to solve problems is at the core of St. Bernard Project success story, now one of the national leaders in disaster resilience and recovery. Watch this video to see how they are now continuing to give back to the community by spreading their TPS knowledge with other organizations over many years.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

See how TSSC partnered with Harbor-UCLA Medical Center to reduce patient wait time in the Orthopedic clinic by incorporating TPS in their daily practice. (Warning: Video contains graphic images.)

North Texas Food Bank

Toyota and the North Texas Food Bank partnered to increase Our Community Pantry's capacity and improve their volunteer experience utilizing the principles of the Toyota Production System.

Canadian Blood Services

Two unlikely partners, one powerful and innovative collaboration — learn about a Canadian biologics manufacturer and its TPS journey.

St. Bernard Project

The time it took to repair homes in New Orleans that were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina was cut in half after St. Bernard Project and Toyota partnered to find better ways to improve the construction process.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

The time from check-in to discharge for patients at the Harbor-UCLA Eye Clinic was cut in half, after Toyota and the hospital came together to make the patient experience better. The partnership also doubled the number of patients treated at the clinic, which works with community members from an underserved population in Los Angeles.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Young patients benefit from a partnership between Cincinnati Children's and Toyota to improve training for more than 2500 nurses on the front lines of delivering care.

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

How did one of the nation's most renowned orchestras enhance the experience of more than 18,000 students at its concerts? It partnered with Toyota to refine the dismissal process, which used to take an hour. Now it is cut in half to just 24 minutes, allowing the music to take center stage.

Rebuild Joplin

Residents of Joplin, Mo. got back to their homes more quickly after a catastrophic tornado when Rebuild Joplin partnered with Toyota to decrease the time it took to repair a house from 62 days to 41.

Food Bank For New York City

The days of hour-long lines on the sidewalk outside the Community Kitchen & Food Pantry of West Harlem are over. After a collaboration with Toyota, clients sit down for their meals in less than twenty minutes.

Tree of Life Clinic

Patients spend less time in the waiting room while preserving time with their doctors after Toyota and Tree of Life worked together to improve how the clinic provides free health care to people without insurance.

Goodwill Industries of Connecticut

See how Toyota partnered with Goodwill Industries of Connecticut to get donations to the sales floor faster to improve sales. We involved staff in improving their work which in turn helps Goodwill fund services that help people achieve independence and self-sufficiency through job training and other services.

Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation

Students have more time in the classroom after the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation and Toyota revamped the system to collect laptops. An hour-long process is now down to just six minutes.