Case | HBS Case Collection | September 1995 (Revised December 1998)

Managing Innovation at Nypro, Inc. (A)

by Clayton M. Christensen and Rebecca Voorheis

Abstract

Nypro is the world's leading injection molder of precision plastic parts, operating a global network of 21 plants. Nypro's strategy is for each plant to offer identical capabilities, because its customers are global companies with worldwide sourcing needs. The case describes the way Nypro manages product and process innovation across the global plant network.

Keywords: Globalized Firms and Management; Innovation and Management; Manufacturing Industry;

Citation:

Christensen, Clayton M., and Rebecca Voorheis. "Managing Innovation at Nypro, Inc. (A)." Harvard Business School Case 696-061, September 1995. (Revised December 1998.)