Rapid Adoption of Change

Complex Manufacturer Increases Productivity Company-wide 32% Through Employee Engagement in OpEx

A Detroit, Mich. complex manufacturer of steel fabricated wire displays, store fixtures, POP displays, and custom wire frameworks needed to improve the productivity of their overall workforce to enable improved profitability. They were losing money and in a difficult cash flow situation, and there was great pressure from customers to reduce lead times in the face of price pressure from foreign competition. A MetaOps, Inc. MetaExpertTM, armed with the knowledge that transformation is 80% people and 20% tools and techniques, was engaged to lead an Operational Excellence (OpEx) workforce transformation.