Chemical Plant Throughput

Increased production efficiency across multiple locations

Situation:
A chemical producer of plasticizers required a comprehensive assessment of its automated packaging facility to mitigate employee safety risk and improve performance and reliability.

Actions:

  • Assessed all aspects of packaging and shipping operations
  • Determined replace / re-build / discontinue options
  • Implemented corrective actions to rebuild packaging equipment and improve management and maintenance processes and systems
  • Performed profitability assessment
  • Developed tools to improve Operations and Commercial (Marketing & Sales) interdepartmental alignment and decision-making

Results: Reduced downtime and manpower requirements while improving profitability and safety across multiple plant locations.