Elimination of Non-Value Add Activities and Streamlining Tax Preparation Services
Faced with increased service demand and resource constraint, Taxko Corporation had to find ways to cut lead times and enhance overall productivity at minimal expense. They met this challenge by engaging Vector International to apply Lean and Six Sigma tools and methodology to optimize their business operations and ensure service quality. The firm now enjoys significant conversion of non-value-add (NVA) to value add (VA) activities that led to 30% cost reduction and double digit growth in their commercial market segment.
Applying Six Sigma to Improve Product Quality & Cut Raw Material Cost
With raw material cost representing 50% of the firm’s operating expenses; this leading manufacturer of silicone release coated paper had to improve its product quality in order to remain viable. Rigorous application of Six Sigma tools and methodology has led to reduction in product performance variability and significant savings in raw material costs.
Driving Speed, Flexibility & Innovation
A leading manufacturer of custom coatings seeks to strengthen its overall business performance by enhancing the company’s capability to deliver on speed, flexibility and innovation. Vector International custom designed and delivered a comprehensive training and coaching program that yielded gains in manufacturing productivity and overall improvement in R&D and customer service.
Optimal Product Design
How a small cosmetic firm utilizes mathematical modeling and optimization technique to determine an optimal product design alternative while satisfying competing objectives of low cost and enhanced consumer utility.