CASE STUDY:

DECORA GROUP

OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS

OVERVIEW

The Decora Group Ltd is a privately owned paint & coatings manufacturer based in Auckland specialising in producing colour and paint systems that provide guaranteed long-lasting solutions for both interior and exterior surfaces.

They contacted LMAC to understand how our Business Improvement program could help them achieve their strategic objectives.

We conducted a current state assessment which highlighted that internal capacity constraints were really hampering their growth potential. With this in mind we quickly built a be-spoke strategic plan to address the major issues, and implemented improvement initiatives that delivered quick results.

AT A GLANCE

  • 33% Increase in volume output

  • Reduction in raw material shortages

  • Sustainable achievement of monthly production plan

  • Minimal “break ins” to planned schedule to accommodate urgent overdue orders

  • Improved confidence from major customers resulting in more orders

  • Various safety improvements identified and acted upon

CAPABILITIES DEPLOYED

  • Shared Monthly Production Plan with visual controls to identify any shortfalls.
  • Daily meeting focusing on performance improvement ideas & problem solving
  • Video analysis of process eliminating waste activities
  • Factory layout re-design to improve flow of product and eliminate waste activities.
  • Introduction of senior management reporting structure

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