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New product development to launch – Implementation for Appliance Manufacturer

Background

An appliance manufacturer wanted to launch a new product in the Indian market. It wanted to create new dedicated production facility to manufacture the new product. Timely launch of the product was critical success factor.

Solution
Planning & Implementation of the following:
  • Plant Layout with processes (cell manufacturing as per lean principles)
  • Process design – Workstation design, Tooling, Automation, Material Handling
  • Meeting Product Costing target
  • Capacity Planning – Equipment capacity, Labor and Storage
  • TAKT time delivery and output optimization
  • Labor Training on assembly activities
  • Establishment of quality standards (incoming, in-house and final product)
Results

On-time launch of product and new product facility operates at planned capacity.