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Increase competitiveness of 30 plants through Best Practices cross fertilization

Context and Objectives


An european Pulp and Paper company wants to :

  • Reduce industrial costs and increase turn over through new client acquisition
  • Launch an european cross fertilization continuous improvement program

Approach


A 12 months approach from diagnosis to result delivery

* First step : 6 plants diagnosis and Best Practices identification on different areas :
Sale force efficiency, industrial organization, purchasing, manufacturing, supply chain,
* Second step : Best Practices repository for the whole company
* Third step : Best practices implementation
* Fourth step : Organization for sustainable cross-fertilization program

Results

Every plant had increased its performance :

* Productivity : + 10% to 15%
* Production scraps : - 5% to - 30%
* Flexibility : Change order time reduction : - 30% to - 80%
* Stocks reduction : - 20% to - 40 .

* New customers acquisition

* *PBT increase : +1,5
in on year*

Lead Time Reduction

Context and Objectives


A 500 employees plant specialized in civil and military plane engine retrofit.

Objectives : To remain competitive in a high competition market, the plant has to reduce its lead time to gain new client

Approach

A two steps approach :

  • First step : Lean manufacturing improvement actions on 3 pilot production lines
  • Second step : Roll out to the whole plant driven by Kaizen local champions

Results

  • After 2 months : - 50% lead time reduction for civil engines
  • After 3 months : - 20% lead time reduction for military engines
  • After 3 years : Lead times had been sustainably reduced and a new economic and a new competitive and client oriented culture had been integrated at every level of the organization

100 plants industrial diagnosis

Context and Objectives


An international chemical leader wants to use the ERP change opportunity to identify new performance drivers

Approach


A 3 months approach :

* Performance and best practices benchmarking for different areas : Purchasing, Supply Chain, Production and Maintenance
* Assessment through maturity maps
* International experts workshops to define Best practices common core
* Top 50 executives alignment seminar

Results

  • Best Practices assessment and improvement opportunities
  • Company business case
  • Roadmap and a 3 years transformation plan to increase performance

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