Productive winding rolls
Actually, the following elaboration is an indirect consequence of the customer order. The assignment was to investigate how output growth could be achieved without major investments. This was preceded by a number of preconditions. This is not important for
This client, with clear growth ambitions, wanted to achieve 50% more turnover in two years’ time. The target for the coming year was 25% and for the following year the remaining 25% to incrase the turnover. In the existing situation, they found little room to act. Facilities were therefore necessary. Nevertheless, two demands were made. The extra turnover had to be achieved with the current employees, still in day shifts. There were a number of reasons for this, but they are irrelevant in this case. Another tricky issue was the delivery of material to the machines.
The customer initially wanted to increase the output by 60%. In order to continue to meet the demand. The parent company demanded that the growth had to take place within the existing walls. So, the assignment was to carry out a feasibility study. In order to map out whether this is possible:
o double the output
o in the existing assembly hall
Time for a redirected production line?