Operations Optimization at ICO Bath Leads to Record Sales Growth
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TXM Lean Case Study – Lean Transformation for Abrasives Manufacturer
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Ronson Gears – Lean in a Machine Shop
Implementing lean in a machine shop is challenging. In a jobbing shop every day presents a new range of products to be manufactured,...
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TXM Lean Case Study – Lean Manufacturing in the Beverage Industry – Juicy Isle
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TXM Lean Case Study – Server Racks Australia (SRA)
Server Racks Australia decreased order lead times from 4-6 weeks to around 2 weeks. THE CHALLENGE Server Racks Australia...
The manufacturing business has endless challenges, especially as you expand or want to change. Luckily, lean principles and solutions are there to help you get through these challenges, realign your business, and get you back on track, performing even better. What does lean manufacturing do?
With TXM Lean Solutions, you can streamline your business, minimise waste while maximising production, reduce lead time and inventory, standardise processes, and generally improve the work environment. For over 400 years, we’ve been successfully delivering problem and business-specific lean solutions to our customers across the United Kingdom, Australia, France, USA, China, Canada, and the whole of Europe as you can confirm from our case studies.
Lean Manufacturing 5S Case Studies
From increasing productivity to reducing overhead, better handling of production resources, reducing lead time and inventory, our 5S lean approach offers practical and straightforward solutions for sustainable improvement through enhanced accountability. Here are some 5S case studies about our success with several of our customers.
- Juicy Isle – Higher Productivity and Reduced Production Overheads
The Tasmanian juice company Juice Isle was expanding production through two acquisitions, creating the need to streamline the productions of all its products. Upon implementing TXM’s 5S, the customer increased productivity by 20% and variable production overheads reduced by 10%. The client was able to take more orders and increase their bottom line.
- Server Racks Australia –Improved Housekeeping, Reduced Lead Times, and Standardised Work Environment
The computer server racks based in Queanbeyan, New South Wales, was facing complexities from the expansion that negatively impacted profits. With TXM’s 5S, Server Racks was able to reduce their order lead times from 4-6 weeks to approximately two weeks through prompt daily meetings.
- A Global Leading Abrasives Manufacturer –Decreased Lead Time
Our client was looking to be the number abrasives manufacturer throughout Asia within 3 years. But there were issues with long lead time and late deliverances that would hinder this vision.
With TXM’s 5S solutions:
- The manufacturing lead time reduced from 14.6 days to 10.8 days.
- Efficiency increased by 10.7%
- Inventory reduced by RMB 1.3 million.
- On-Time Delivery (OTD) by 34.1%, and
- Defects were reduced by 41.5%.
TXM’s 5s Lean Solutions Is Your Ultimate Solution for Your Business
At TXM Lean Solutions, we are dedicated to providing solutions to match your business needs in the United Kingdom, Australia, France, or Canada. With our 5S solutions, you can reduce lead time, improve production, standardise your work environment, reduce inventory, and boost your bottom line.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us today to get started.