Improving Manufacturing and Business Performance

By: T P M Plus  02/03/2011
Keywords: Management consultancy, business strategy, lean


  • Helped SME clients in NE Region create on average£1M new turnover each, £400K safeguarded turnover created 2½ new jobs and safeguarded 7 jobs, for an investment cost of £6K. Evidence that most project targets were exceeded manifold. 
  • Achieved a FOLD improvement in productivity within six months on a new automotive product line at Schott Fibre Optics.
  • £20M bottom line improvement over 4 years deploying Total Productive Maintenance philosophies and techniques in Caradon Group.
  • Achieved 99% customer complete and on time delivery in white goods company, reducing manufacturing lead time from 26 to 4 days using lean manufacturing principles at Ideal Boilers.
  • Densified operations on a 29 acre site freeing 60% space, with no reduction in throughput, deploying Just-ln-Time manufacturing at Ideal Boilers.
  • Improved Overall Equipment Effectiveness from 35% to 70%, in highly automated environment, increasing throughput and reducing cost by 60% by coaching teams in TPM practises at Schott Fibre Optics.
  • Implemented Cost Deployment programme across a group of companies, identifying multi million pound waste reduction opportunities.
  • Completed a £27M factory build in within budget, and on time, using local Swiss German dialect, and project management skills.
  • Awarded Fellowship in Manufacturing Management by the Prime Minister.

Keywords: business strategy, lean, Lean Manufacturing, Management consultancy, productivity improvement, World Class Manufacturing