• car
  • Transportation

Driving Lean Manufacturing and Changing Culture

A leading US manufacturer for large commercial vehicles, diesel engines approached us about providing assistance and guidance to transform its company culture and become a world-class lean enterprise. ...

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  • Transportation

Rolling out joint-venture vehicles on a strict timeline

A large US commercial vehicle company that owns a variety of diesel manufacturers for parts, engines, and commercial vehicles teamed up with another US automotive giant to produce a medium-duty work truck. To make sure the joint venture flow well, the client hired us to help manage the project....

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  • Transportation

Risk Assessment for Acquiring a Target Company

We began working with a leading US automotive interior company that designs and manufactures items like sun visors, armrests, headliners, seat back liners, and other products intended to make automotive interiors inviting as well as practical. The company has introduced several ‘firsts’ into the interior engineering world, including the...

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  • Manufacturing

Scrap reduction for a specialized foodservice packaging company

A specialized US foodservice packaging company that promotes its customized solutions for both front-end and back-end food service packaging sought to reduce its scrap waste while maintaining high customer satisfaction. The company provides a variety of packaging solutions ranging from compostable plastic ...

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  • Aerospace

Aerospace Delivery Improvement

Prior to contracting the services of FTE, our aerospace client fell short on seat shell deliveries for the new Airbus A350 program launches for Finnair, Cathay, Sri Lanka & Vietnam. The importance of this mishap is the dependence corporations, and other aerospace companies have on the reliability of their safety equipment being delivered on time and within reasonable quality....

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“We worked hard, laughed, and jabbed. We appreciate FTE becoming part of our team and are absolutely looking forward to partnering again in the future.”
Ann Fricke
Director of Operations
Dakkota Integrated Systems
“FTE Performance Consulting helped optimize our warehouse layout, storage, material flow and kitting processes with significant throughput improvement in three different facilities. We set new annual Sales and EBITA records in Q3, which were achieved with the optimization efforts led by FTE’s guidance contributing a great deal. They are very “hands-on” and we highly recommend FTE!”
John Hanighen
Cloyes Corporation
“FTE helped us improve the throughput and quality in three of our critical factories. They did not just make a list of things for others to go do. They became a part of the team and brought the experience, leadership, processes, tools, and capacity to complement our production and continuous improvement teams in actually making the improvements on the shop floor. The results exceeded targets and have been sustained through continued use of the processes and systems deployed.”
Jeff Schick
Vice President Manufacturing
Pella Corporation
“What differentiates FTE from other Lean Consulting firms
is their flexibility and adaptability.
Tim Foley
Director, Performance and Learning
Navistar International
“I wholeheartedly recommend FTE to colleagues and associates. It’s a team full of cutting-edge talent, with dedication, and passion for creating stability and standardization within our organization”
Tim Hogan
District Director of Service
Rush Enterprises, Inc.
“Not only do they possess deep knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, but they also know how to transform organizations with practical and proven solutions.”
Steve St. Angelo
American Kaizen
Former Senior Managing Officer of Toyota Motor Corporation and Chief Executive Officer, Latin America, and Caribbean Region
“FTE Performance Consulting was outstanding in their performance with scoping, managing, and implementing the MES System in our Paint facility.”
Justin Schlater
IT Director Associate
Navistar International
“FTE is not a company to just tell you what needs to be improved, they will lead the improvement, ensure the alignment of leaders and that processes are in place to sustain gains.”
John Mocny
General Manager, Vehicle and Supply Chain Operations
Harley-Davidson Motor Company

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