Benchmarks & Client Cases

Strat KAIZEN™ in Steel Wire Industry

The Case

KAIZEN™ in Manufacturing started in 2018. Need to impact Sales and Profitability
KAIZEN™ in Manufacturing started in 2018. Need to impact Sales and Profitability
  • Stalled sales in the last 3 years
  • Low profitability (EBITDA/sales) and with a tendency to decrease further
  • Most sales are in product and low margin segments (Construction)
  • Lack of information on markets (Size, Quota, Competition) and VOC
  • Low efficiency marketing and commercial processes
  • Low production efficiency limits the effort to increase sales

The Solution

Strat to Plan (South of matrix X)... with 5 Breakthrough Priorities with goals
Strat
  • Selection of breakthrough initiatives
  • Market penetration (in 2 high margin/ growth markets)
  • Improving the OEE (on production lines for high margin markets)
  • KAIZEN™ Culture Consolidation (Deploy DK to all Teams & Implement Hoshin Review)

The Results

  • Sales Increase from 41 Million to 65 Million (59%)
  • OEE Increase from 50% to 80% (60%)
  • EBITDA Increase from 1,8 Million to 4,9 Million (172%)



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