Every company has

CHALLENGES and OPPORTUNITIES

and each needs their own

UNIQUE MANUFACTURING SOLUTIONS;

however, some things are consistently...

Mission Critical:

 

 

 

WHEN DO PEOPLE CALL US?

  • The manufacturing solutions they have are not delivering the results they want
  • Their team is stuck or struggle to deliver the desired returns / profitability
  • They are faced with a problem with ‘no known or acceptable solution’
  • They are faced with cross-functional business challenges impacting manufacturing performance
  • They need to make incremental improvements to stay competitive
  • They need to make game-changing advancements to keep ahead of the competition
  • They are faced with barriers to improving growth and profitability
  • They lack long-range manufacturing operations strategy

And more… we are known for taking on complex challenges in all areas of business, engineering and science to enable growth through innovative solutions.

HERE'S THE REALITY OF OPERATIONAL INVESTMENT PERFORMANCES

HIGH PERFORMING

High-performing assets deliver returns beyond the norm and build organizational strength and careers.  Most executives know that resources have to be invested to achieve these high-level wins and to deliver record performance.  Great wins make up for small losses and place the company above the crowd but there is always a next level of achievement.  Can you see it?

SOLID PERFORMERS

Your solid performers are reliable and deliver consistent, solid results.  All organizations depend on these people for stability.  Once in a while, a solid performer misses; once in a while they win big and it all balances out.  What if... they could consistently achieve at the higher performance levels?  What if... you could position them as the rising stars in the organization?  The impact could be huge for the company and the careers of the champions and leaders.

STODGY PERFORMERS

Stodgy performing assets are not dire enough to cut free, but even though they are given the resources, guidance, and have good talent, they just never seem to rise up to deliver the expected returns.  What if... the stodgy performing assets could be lifted to the next level or higher?  How would the bottomline be impacted with respect to returns?

SWAMPED

The swamped non-performers are a drag on overall financial expectations.  You have invested a lot.  If only you could move their performance up one or two notches.  Could this offset those sleepless nights?

IF YOU HAVE MANUFACTURING PAIN POINTS OR LESS THAN STELLAR PERFORMANCE IN ANY OF THESE AREAS... BRING US IN

  • Customer Experience & Responsiveness
    • On-Time Delivery to Commit, Manufacturing Cycle Time, Time to Make Changeovers 
  • Quality
    • Yield, Customer Rejects/Return Material Authorizations/Returns, Supplier’s Quality Incoming 
  • Efficiency
    • Throughput, Capacity Utilization, Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Schedule or Production Attainment 
  • Inventory
    • WIP Inventory/Turns 
  • Compliance
    • Reportable Health and Safety Incidents, Reportable Environmental Incidents, Number of Non-Compliance Events per Year 
  • Maintenance
    • Percentage Planned vs. Emergency Maintenance Work Orders, Downtime in Proportion to Operating Time 
  • Flexibility & Innovation
    • Rate of New Product Introduction, Engineering Change Order Cycle Time
  • Costs & Increasing Profitability
    • Total Manufacturing Cost per Unit Excluding Materials, Manufacturing Cost as a Percentage of Revenue, Net Operating Profit, Productivity in Revenue per Employee, Average Unit Contribution Margin, Return on Assets/Return on Net Assets, Energy Cost per Unit, Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time, EBITDA, Customer Fill Rate/On-Time delivery/Perfect Order Percentage

WE'VE BEEN DELIVERING VALUE THROUGH STRUCTURED PROCESSES ALIGNED WITH CLIENT NEEDS FOR DECADES

Visioning

Let's begin this relationship by letting us help you prioritize and design high-value opportunities based on your unique situation and targets. 

Assessment

An accelerated assessment will be valuable to you whether or not you decide to move forward with us

  • Let's start with a plant floor assessment as we get to know each other - it's an easy and productive place to start
    • You'll get a comprehensive identification of problems that are currently negatively impacting throughput of good parts
    • You'll get actionable information about and identification of real-time financial performance data needs
Alignment

Depending on your company's particular needs, we make sure that the vision is aligned across your team. 

  • Educate & engage the plant floor team
  • Set direction for implementation based on facts
  • Identify best solutions matched to business needs
  • Present to stakeholders for approval, resource allocation and implementation timing
Implementation

Strategy is all well and good but it often falters when it comes time to implement. That is an excellent time to have trusted advisers who have been through this process for decades. We've worked with with long-time employees, millennials, rising stars and everything in between.

  • Install identified solutions; provide specialty resources as required; and realize returns.
Sustainability

Once you have achieved your target gains lock them in - sustain and create continuous improvement automation so your teams, your company, and you keep realizing returns.

And More...

We are known in wide circles for taking on complex challenges in all areas of business, engineering and science to enable growth through innovative solutions.

OVERCOME BARRIERS TO MISSION CRITICAL OBJECTIVES ASK HOW WE CAN HELP

  • You need trusted data to steer and control the future growth and profitability of acquisitions
  • You need talent to be connected to the correct information at the correct time to deliver factory control
  • You need budget-friendly scalable management automation systems: simple to adapt and matched to how your companies perform their work
  • You need to constantly assess, align, implement and sustain improvements to meet market demands

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