Creating A Lean Furnace Process

Situation The client company manufactures specialist industrial heating equipment and associated materials. One of their processes is a continuous furnace feed through which sub-assemblies must pass. The company wanted to…

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Reducing the variation in a production process to improve customer satisfaction and minimise scrap

Situation Our client’s international business produces colour coated films used in product packaging and presentation applications. Consistency in the film colour produced is a critical quality characteristic. When we started…

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Change from 100% End-Of-Line Inspection to Inline Controls with Higher Customer Quality

Situation The client manufactures precision plastic parts for prestigious automotive customers who have extremely high quality standards. On one particular product line, the client had established a 100% end-of-line inspection,…

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How to Improve the Quality of an Assembly Process in High Volume Consumer Products.

Situation We were introduced to a manufacturer of sub-assemblies for high-volume consumer products that was experiencing process yields that were lower than goal. Sub-assemblies were moved through a multistep process…

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