Great Western Eagle Packaging
CMTC’s approach was to design a project that would provide training and facilitation of improvements. It was critical that key GWE employees be introduced to and trained on the concepts and tools of Lean Manufacturing so that they would embrace change, drive the internal changes needed, and sustain and improve upon the changes. The project objectives were to improve space utilization to support growth within the existing facility; eliminate storage on the top racks to avoid an estimated $50,000 investment in a high rack sprinkler system required by the Fire Department; and improve overall productivity through more efficient product flow, less clutter and a more effective die storage area.
- Increased throughput of $1K ...
CMTC started work with Esperanza’s Tortilleria in December of 2018 to provide financial consulting services to address the organization’s current situation. This consisted of the following:
- Financial consulting
- Business coaching in accounting and business operations to enhance the efficiency and profitability of the business
- Provide office administration staff with best practices to improve performance
- Provide CFO advisory assistance in the areas of budgeting, forecasting and financial controls
- Provide owners & management team with clarity on business performance
- Improved business profit & cost monitoring to maximize profits and provide accurate performance ...
In April 2018, Klatch Coffee partnered with CMTC to analyze and develop programs to spur online and in-store sales. A social media solution was proposed to attract new customers and retain existing clients. An e-commerce platform was implemented to update the look, feel and usability of the Klatch Coffee website. The implementation and launch of the new website provided Klatch Coffee the opportunity to have one unified platform to run their online business, develop a customized online store, manage products and inventory and fulfill online orders and subscriptions.
In addition, through the use of the new e-commerce platform Klatch Coffee management was now able to track sales, analyze growth trends and improve the use of subscription orders. The plan also worked to:
- Improve website search engine ...
ADF Visual Display Products
CMTC developed a welding workshop series for operators to improve their knowledge and skills in welding processes, welding code acceptance criteria and welding process troubleshooting. The workshop series began in April, 2018, and was scheduled weekly over the course of a month. The workshops provided training on welding processes theory and specific instruction on Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) processes and Flux Core Arc Welding gas shielded (FCAWS) processes. Classroom instruction was combined with hands-on training with welding technique demonstrations. Group and individual coaching was also provided through guided practice sessions. Certification testing took place at the end of the second and fourth workshops.
CMTC worked with DaMar Plastics, between 2015 and 2018, in a number of areas and on several projects, beginning with assistance in developing a strategic roadmap to detail a prescriptive path forward. The method used was Hoshin Kanri, a 7-step process used in strategic planning in which strategic goals are communicated throughout the company and then put into action. Hoshin Kanri is a top-down approach, with the goals being mandated by management and the implementation being performed by employees. As a result, systems needed to be in place to ensure that objectives from senior management were effectively communicated throughout the organization.
CMTC also assisted DaMar Plastics in leveraging a series of no-cost electrical infrastructure upgrades offered by local utility providers, ...