Case Study:

Facility Planning

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Manufacturing - Dental Products
  • Identify opportunities for improved productivity
  • Develop a new facility layout that incorporates lean manufacturing concepts to realize productivity improvements by reducing cycle time and product handling
The Solution:
  • Analyzed operations by looking at historical production data, interviews, and observational studies
  • Developed value stream maps of selected products and identified key improvement opportunities at various stages
  • Created a new facility plan that incorporated all optimization objectives
Realized Benefits:
  • Identification of opportunities for productivity improvements
  • Layout for a more efficient new facility incorporating opportunities for improved productivity

“The addition and proper organization of this facility will greatly aid us in our goal of doubling our current business over the next 3 to 5 years. This will be a valuable part of our company’s growth strategy.

Vice President, DeLux Dental