Case Study Title Description
3-10806 Cost cutting is one tough cookie. IET performed work sampling and time studies to determine the appropriate labor required on one specific line.
1-09786 Plant layout drawing turned from trash to treasure. IET created an accurate and up to date plant layout drawing to allow planning for new programs that were forecasted to be launched at the facility.
1-09778 Streamlining multi-facility flow. IET evaluated the current production system and worked with the new facility design team to streamline a new single floor facility design.
3-09772 Consolidation isn’t all or nothing. IET worked with the production and engineering team to deliver a manufacturing and warehousing plan to consolidate two production facilities and ensure the ability to meet future market share growth potential.
7-09803 Are you properly locked-Out? IET’s Safety audit of all Injection molding operations and sub-assembly stations revealed the opportunity to create, update and install machine specific Lockout placards for all equipment as required by OSHA.
1-09780 When 24 hours is simply not enough. IET used data and design to alleviate a critical constraint in the customer’s production process.
1-2 Lean manufacturing. IET designed and led two 5-day Kaizen blitzes as part of Automation Actuator Division’s journey towards lean manufacturing
8-04334 Road warriors drive down transportation costs. IET engineers went on the road across the country to introduce client personnel to a new transportation management system, its benefits and how to use it.
8-04383 Improving productivity through training. IET helped its client boost productivity by teaching fundamental industrial engineering tools and techniques to the client’s newly hired industrial engineers.
2-05477 Indirect labor costs reduced by eliminating forklift drivers. IET helped a client remain competitive in the high volume / low profit margin consumer packaging market.
1-13 Process analysis for the quality assessment department. IET established fair, acceptable standards of performance and a clear path for targeting and managing continuous improvement.
1-08761 Process design dictates facility design. Facility constraints can prevent a process from performing at its peak potential. IET worked with the client to maximize process performance by designing a facility around the ideal process.
7-9 Quality system audits improve customer confidence. IET was commissioned to perform quality audits for two automotive supplier plants.
1-08701 Make room for improvement. IET delivered a streamlined process plan and a customer check-out strategy to increase throughput during peak hours at a university pharmacy
1-14 Value stream maps lead the way to savings. IET helped the customer create current and future state value stream maps.

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