Manufacturing

We understand the key questions - we provide the answers.

 

How to ensure that production is never the constraint and has the ability to subordinate to the business needs?
 

 


How to improve cycle times and due-date performance when the production load and forecast continuously fluctuate?
 

 


How to increase true productivity of the plant and reduce WIP and FG inventory?

 


Adopting a different way to address challenges generates breakthrough results.

There are many different production environments, like Make To Order, Make To Stock, High touch time, Continuous flow lines. Goldratt Consulting robust TOC methodologies and IT tools, implemented by business leaders with wide industry experience, provides what you need, focusing on your key constraints.

  • Achieve remarkable production reliability by applying the TOC solution to Production (DBR), accelerating flow of production, resulting in a significant increase in due date performance (DDP). 
  • Reducing the amount of inventory throughout the system – raw material, WIP and finished goods. 
  • Enabling the company to increase sales by utilizing excess capacity that is revealed, without the need to increase investment. 


A Recent Showcase of Our Work:


Elwood City forge Ltd., a US open die forging manufacturer, is part of Ellwood Group, a family of nine operating business units, all dedicated to producing and marketing high-quality, engineered, heavy metal sections.

  • Manufacturing complex metallurgy custom made forgings, with lead times ranging from 8 to 16 weeks, ECF developed reliable and rapid delivery value offering to customers. 
  • Implemented the solution for production management; DDP increased from 56% to 96%, lead times reduced by more than 50% for targeted business. 
  • Total Gross Contribution per Head increased to record levels despite tough market conditions.

"It has been very successful, we are proud of what we have accomplished. We are proud of our partners and the help they have given us to accomplish that" - Dan Hamilton President of Elwood City Forge