Continuous Process Improvement

Engagement Results

Manufacturing – Power Tools
This U.S. based manufacturing company had recently been purchased by a competitor with headquarters in Hong Kong, and assembly operations in Southeast China. Read More
Manufacturing – Power Tools / Residential Construction
The Company faced severe price competition from Competitors who had relocated product assembly offshore. Read More
Manufacturing – Lighting
The company needed to implement Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma techniques across their operations which included 6 different locations with approximately 1800 employees. Read More
U.S. Navy
The U.S. Department of the Navy recognized that the average sailor's workload was in excess of 92 man-hours per week at wartime requirement manning. Read More
Aircraft Components Mfg
The Company was responding to a large number of quote requests, but was not successful in turning the quotes into orders. Read More
Aircraft Propeller Mfg.
The Company was a leading manufacturer of aircraft components with over 100 years in business. Their first customer was the Wright Brothers. Read More
Building Products Company
A large privately held company in the building products industry had witnessed deteriorating performance in a subsidiary organization. Read More
City Government
City projects were reaching the City Council for approval weeks after initiation because of delays caused by bureaucratic red tape. Read More
Food Services Equipment Company
Our client completed the acquisition of a complimentary product and services company two years earlier and had not realized the results originally projected in the acquisition pro-forma. Read More
Hamilton Caster
Hamilton Caster is a 100 year old family-owned company that has a rich heritage of manufacturing high quality products. Read More
Harvest Manor Farms
A multibillion dollar holding company had established an integrated snack food and nut producer and seen their revenues grow substantially, but the company had an operating loss of almost $32 million. Read More
Industrial Painting
Our client had implemented lean manufacturing cells, but was not receiving the full benefit they hoped to achieve. Read More
Industrial Valve Mfg.
MainStream conducted a technical assessment that revealed several factors causing the Company's problems. Read More
Plastic Film Mfg.
Our client, a Chicago-based plastic film processing company, was having difficulty supervising its employees, many of whom came from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Read More
Power Transmission Products
Our client is a manufacturer of a wide range of industrial transmissions that have an extensive range of power applications and gear ratios. Read More