MANUFACTURING IMPROVEMENT

Improve performance by systematically removing waste and reducing variation along the manufacturing process

Context

The competition on the global market is tough. Companies need to constantly enhance and evolve. Implementing Lean Manufacturing and tools is a given method to improve business and to beat the competition.

Lean Manufacturing is a business improvement philosophy which focuses on the true needs of the customer. Waste is regarded as non-value adding operations.

Some studies suggested that added value takes place around 5% of the time within operations, and the remaining 95% is waste.

Our Approach

Under the four Lean Pillars, various mindset and tools can be applied in a whole range of activities along the process.

With the correct application, it can guide organizations towards becoming healthier, more productive systems.

Case Study

Forizons helped one of the pharmaceutical companies to perform Kaizen improvement plans.

 

With various lean tools applied, 10 actions were identified to reduce the average time and the variability of the process.

Impacts

-75%

Inventory reduction

-75%

Lead time reduction

+99%

On-time delivery improvement

+20%

Capacity increment

Clients

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