Real-time Analytics delivers savings of $3.4 million.
Real time SPC data collection helped a quality manager ensure compliance to stringent federal regulations. GainSeeker Suite turned detailed PLC data into actionable intelligence.
GainSeeker Score Cards for each worker at the end of each shift increased accountability and visibility at this snack chip manufacturing company. The company realized a Return on Investment in well under year. It’s an investment that will continue to produce savings for years to come.
At a food processing corporation with 25 years of experience implementing weight control, one plant realized a savings of $225K in material costs in nine months using GainSeeker. In a half year, the corporation saved about $3.4 million across all of its implemented plants.
A high-quality foods corporation realizes large gains from implementing an SPC system—$225k savings at just one of its plants in nine months, and $3.4 million combined in six months at its plants where SPC was implemented.
Consolidated Biscuit Company (CBC), which produces and packages a combined 100 million cookies and snack products daily at one plant, found a safe method for reducing the amount of product they were giving away in their packaging processes. CBC realized substantial savings and a complete ROI on GainSeeker software, which helped to substantially reduce their overpack.
Whether the snacks are being made at home or in the 730,000-square-foot McComb, Ohio, facility of Consolidated Biscuit Company (CBC), the process is the same: Raw ingredients are mixed into a dough that is rolled out and cut into shapes, baked in ovens, cooled in lines, then carefully packed to retain its fresh-baked flavor….
Marty A. Slagel, Corporate Staff Quality, Hormel Foods, gave a compelling presentation to the Aberdeen Group’s “Manufacturing in the 21st Century” conference, December 2008, in Boston, Massachusetts. Hormel Foods has been a GainSeeker user for several years. You can access the video and view his presentation.
Consolidated Biscuit Company (CBC) has used Control Charts for years, but the culture of process control is now permeating the company like the smell of cookies baking. The cost savings attributed to not giving away unnecessary amounts of product is substantial.
“Of all the plants in the McCormick Flavor Division, our plant is consistently at the top of the list for efficiency of material usage, and by a substantial margin. We trace that directly back to our use of the Hertzler [GainSeeker] software,” John Campbell, quality manager, McCormick Flavor Division of McCormick & Company, Inc.