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FMCG Manufacturing

Overview

We were asked by a client to conduct an initial review of sustainable improvement for this FMCG manufacturing site and implement relevant processes to drive improvements in cost and sustainability. The initial audit clearly indicated a willingness to embark on a program but a lack of sustainability at all levels:

While implementing aggressive cost reductions, parallel processes were embedded in the organization to ensure key issues around sustainability were resolved:

The impact of the productivity strategy was clear. A 28% reduction in controllable costs in just under 18 months:

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Testimonials

With the support of the Lauras team, the Bars business unit has made great strides forward with some exceptional results. It has been gratifying to witness the confidence and capability of the people grow paralleling the rise in plant performance. I look forward with great optimism to the continuing journey and an ongoing partnership with Lauras International.

Mike Parsons, Head of Manufacturing, Weetabix

This is the best I’ve seen this line run…I never thought we’d be able to get it up to this speed.

Operator – Bakery