Agri-Food Industry

French group in Milk/Cheese industry (projects in France, Poland, Belgium and Switzerland)

Results:
  • Improving of OEE around 10% in several plants
  • Implementation of the TPM Referential System in all the plants

Total Performance Management project to implement similar Operationnal Excellence System in several European plants

Building and deployment of TPM reference system in the plants, including performance improvement, management improvement, Supply Chain

Tools used : 5S, SMED, TPM, VSM, Lean Manufacturing, Leadership management

French group in Wine/Spirit industry (projects in France and Spain)

Project implemented in several plants in France and Spain for a French group

  • TMP project in bottling plants
  • Worldwide seminars for plant managers
  • Building and deployment of TPM reference system in the plants, including performance improvement, improving of OEE, management improvement, building of a 3 years road-map for performance activities

Tools used : 5S, SMED, TPM, VSM, Lean Manufacturing, Leadership management

  • TPM seminars for plant managers coming from all the world, introducing different tools and good practises for performance and management improvement

Spanish Agro Industry (Production and sales of plants - 600 employees)

Results:
  • 95% reduction of lead time
  • 20% increase in productivity
  • Significant improvement in make ready times and procurement jobs

Redesign the space to improve productivity

  • Designing an optimized lay-out to minimize transport and management in small batches.
  • Working cell configuration
  • Process standardization
  • Incorporate a function responsible for transporting the plant, which makes transport cycles for consumption, standardized.

Spanish Food Industry (15 plants)

Results:
  • Significant increase in the OEE in each of the plants (17%-25%)
  • Detection efficiency losses resulting from root causes
  • Reducing the number of breakdowns
  • Decrease changeover times
  • Improve organization in the workplace

OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) implementation to understand where to apply improvements 

· The implementation runs through several workshops on each floor:

  • SMED for changeovers
  • TPM for breakdowns
  • 5S for organization

 

· Initial training on key concepts and application of indicators

  • Availability takes into account down time loss
  • Performance takes into account speed loss
  • Quality takes into account quality loss

Polish Food Industry

Results:
  • New rules of cooperation with key suppliers, resulting in increasing time deliveries by 28%
  • Maintenance costs and management processes reduced to 20%
  • Sales capacity increased to 10%

Development of strategies for production - logistics

12 months Lean Management project, including development of the production  - logistics strategies.

  • Developing the logistics strategy including: sourcing of raw materials, quality management of raw materials, inventory levels management, management of materials’ use and their accounting policies, management of new product implementations.
  • Elaborating the Sales & Operational Planning process
  • Developing the material specifications taking into account logistics and production characteristics