Casus: productive winding rolls

By asking customers a real price for winding rolls according to size, the company and its employees maintain a healthy work situation. Fair working methods and competition.

Productive winding rolls

Project objective:

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

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Case: Turnover increase

Doubling the output is possible in the same hall. By introducing takt-controlled production and lead time reduction.

Turnover increase

Project objective:

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.

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Case: Feasibility study

Research into the ability to double the output in the same production hall.

Feasibility research

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?

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