A multi-national electronics company producing industrial energy management equipment implements a standardized defect tracking system. They realize a significant increase in product quality and supply chain flexibility.
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A multinational electronics company more than doubles profits in two years.
Situation A Vice President of Operations for a US-based electronics [...]
A customized dashboard helped the largest manufacturer of fabricating equipment and industrial lasers in North America to easily stay on top of numerous data points at once in an industry that allows for zero margin of error where multiple opportunities for errors exist.
A dashboard customized to meet a production manager's needs, alerts him to shipping issues and enables quick viewing of where his plant is in terms of monthly sales goal, gross profit margins, on-time deliveries, and first pass yield targets.
A hi-tech audio equipment manufacturer reported a 171% ROI the first six months after using GainSeeker, 98% of which was derived from increased throughput and improved first pass yield. The other 2% came from reduced costs in data collection.
Why would a company invest in technology when most businesses were entrenching in 2008? All the indicators pointed one direction; Crown leadership chose another. Nonetheless, the first six months of using GainSeeker, they reported a 171% ROI, 98% of which was derived from increased throughput and improved first pass yield. The other 2% came from reduced costs in data collection. . . .
Larry Coburn, senior vice president of operations for hi-tech audio manufacturer Crown International, shared his insight into the state of manufacturing and what it takes to be successful in his presentation to the 2008 Aberdeen Manufacturing Excellence Summit.