Practical strategies to efficiently improve your margins.
Operational insights that go beyond the tactical
When a manufacturing operation can identify efficient ways to improve margins, both the business owners and the private equity investors can realize significant benefits and opportunities. Operational excellence is more than just executing on a general list of tactics that may improve operations—it's surfacing a smaller list of key, high-impact tactics that can be implemented quickly to produce the best results.
With decades of extensive shop floor experience in a broad range of industries and production technologies, our team of operational excellence specialists are well-equipped to identify the margin improvement potential in your manufacturing operation. With a singular focus on practical solutions and a high speed to value, in the vast majority of cases we can help you deliver results without capital investment.
When your business is more mission critical projects, consolidations, or expansions, our experienced team is equally well equipped to offer strategic operational thinking. We have a track record for moving the needle in a wide range of circumstances.
Common triggers for our Operational Excellence service
Capacity shortfalls or threats
Declines in margins
Opportunities or requirements for expansion or consolidation
Enterprise-wide operational issues
Mission critical operational initiatives that simply cannot fail such as major capital projects, significant new product diversification, integration of an acquisition, or issues with lenders
For investors - Pre-deal
Uncertainty about a target's capex requirements and capacity to support projected growth
Uncertainty related to identification of operational conditions in particular operational threats
Uncertainty related to identification of potential carve outs
For investors - Post-deal
A requirement for optimization of acquisition operations
The need for development of operational integration strategies
Carve out identification
Underperforming portfolio companies
Featured insights and offerings for Operational Excellence
Resources to support your business
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