|Achieving launch success through effective process and facility planning.
|IET provided industrial engineering leadership and support to develop launch plans that showed how to make it happen.
|A place for everything / everything in its place.
|IET worked with the Magna project team to develop a strategic and specific material storage, line delivery, and line stocking plan for a new interior program for Mazda Motors.
|Automotive supplier launches new program.
|IET provided hands-on support to ensure a successful launch of a new product.
|Planning takes practice.
|IET analyzed downtime in order to predict required manning for a future production line.
|Assembly Cell Optimization.
|IET conducted work sampling, time study, line balancing, and cell rearrangement to identify the root cause of late deliveries due to problems in the assembly process.
|Evaluating crewing plans proves beneficial.
|IET’s expertise with productivity improvement yielded a plan for reducing manpower by 20%.
|Teach your robot to work smarter.
|IET delivered a capacity model to predict the capability of their self guided vehicles to keep up with a scheduled increase in production volume. After the results were in, IET provided systemic solutions to improve their SGV’s efficiency by more than 25%.
|Plant layout drawing turned from trash to treasure.
|IET created an accurate and up to date plant layout drawing to allow planning for new programs that were forecasted to be launched at the facility.
|Are you properly locked-Out?
|IET’s Safety audit of all Injection molding operations and sub-assembly stations revealed the opportunity to create, update and install machine specific Lockout placards for all equipment as required by OSHA.
|When 24 hours is simply not enough.
|IET used data and design to alleviate a critical constraint in the customer’s production process.
|IET designed and led two 5-day Kaizen blitzes as part of Automation Actuator Division’s journey towards lean manufacturing
|Improving productivity through training.
|IET helped its client boost productivity by teaching fundamental industrial engineering tools and techniques to the client’s newly hired industrial engineers.
|Quality system audits improve customer confidence.
|IET was commissioned to perform quality audits for two automotive supplier plants.
|Value stream maps lead the way to savings.
|IET helped the customer create current and future state value stream maps.
|Training production supervisors overcomes obstacles.
|The training provided by IET paved the way for faster implementation of assembly line work assignment changes by including production supervisors in the process.