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Manufacturing Operations Improvement

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Manufacturing Operations Improvement is a team of operations, industry and consulting professionals experienced in effectively uncovering and improving inefficiencies within manufacturing companies of Private Equity (PE) portfolios. Our results are driven by the A&M culture of fact-based approaches with focus on leveraging leadership to drive change.

Our team partners with PE firms who are facing challenges in EBITDA growth, and implements identified improvements from gaps in leadership, changes in manufacturing strategy and operations, to inefficient manufacturing and distribution footprints. We leverage our proven frameworks to rationalize every aspect of the business and provide thorough planning and support during implementation to ensure financial impact.

We routinely address the following performance drivers within the manufacturing industry:

Interim management:

Clients call us for hands-on leadership when:

  • There is a need for particular expertise and market experience with one of their companies
  • A leadership gap exists that can impact the performance of the company
  • Transformation and transition outcomes are needed before permanent implementation of a solutio
  • Objectivity is required in an organization with disparate views of how to drive improvemen
  • Manufacturing merger support is needed to manage a post-acquisition integration

Manufacturing strategy:

  • Automation and Technology (IIoT)
  • Maintenance and Growth CAPEX
  • Make vs. Buy Analysis and Strategy
  • Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SI&OP)
  • Workforce Rightsizing

Footprint optimization:

  • On-shoring and Off-shoring
  • Green Field/Brown Field
  • Asset Utilization and OEE
  • Capacity Modeling
  • Transfer of Work

Our team has wide-reaching industry expertise in Private Equity including:

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Automotive
  • Chemicals
  • Electronics
  • Food & Beverage
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Light Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices
  • Plastics & Rubber
  • Pressure Sensitive Labeling (PSL) & Packaging
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Steel & Aluminum
  • Textiles & Apparel