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Plastics Manufacturing Increases Productivity Without Incurring Additional Costs

DB&A’s management consulting approach helped a client in plastics manufacturing increase productivity. We delivered a customized management operating system to create standard work and predictability of results. Overall culture improved as employees, managers, and supervisors established clear expectations for performance and became accountable for meeting set goals.

The Challenge

The client experienced an increase in demand; thus a need to increase productivity without incurring additional labor or capital expenditures while upholding safety, quality, and customer service levels. During our two-week analysis, DB&A found that there were issues with the company’s management infrastructure, resulting in communication breakdowns and operational inefficiencies.

Plastics Manufacturing Increases Productivity Without Incurring Additional Costs

About the Client

This global leader in plastics manufacturing provides engineering and design services, mold making, injection molding, and more for the Healthcare, Automotive, Consumer, and Electronics Industries. They operate six facilities around the globe and strive to maintain high standards in safety, quality, and customer service.

Financial Results Snapshot

DB&A Guarantee

  • Proposed Project Cost: $971,250
  • Guaranteed Savings Rate: $2,039,625
  • Guaranteed ROI: 2.1:1

DB&A Delivered

  • Actual Project Cost: $1,298,000
  • Annualized Savings Rate: $5,600,000
  • ROI: 4.2:1
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