Improving industrial performance and reducing costs
An aluminum extraction company:
BearingPoint helped to improve its industrial performance and reduce costs.
Objectives of the project
Our client, an aluminum extraction company has a turnover of around 100 million Euros. It has two production plants which employ 400 people.
The objective was to improve industrial performance and reduce costs. The scope of the project included analysing current processes based on field observation of productivity, team management, inventory and planning. Consequently, 70 action plans were identified and implemented over a two year period to significantly reduce operating costs.
Measurable & concrete results
- Operating margin increased from 0.5% to 6% in nine months
- Profit of 10 million Euros (increase efficiency, DSO reduction, OEE amelioration and reduced purchase costs)
- Inventory: reduction of 30%