With more than 60 years of combined manufacturing experience between our company co-founders, manufacturing consultants Bryan Geary and Carl Sorrell are well prepared to offer manufacturing and general business consulting to benefit your business.
Our Manufacturing Consulting Expertise
- General business consulting
- Manufacturing plant consulting
- Manufacturing start-ups
- Manufacturing management and leadership consulting
- Industry specific consulting, including ceramic manufacturing
General Business Expertise
- Leadership training for plant managers and front line supervisors
- Team building
- Manufacturing plant culture
- Process flow
- Problem solving / troubleshooting
- Process improvement
- Productivity gains
- Personnel evaluation
Manufacturing Startup Support
Startups are perhaps the most critical phase of a capital addition requiring careful planning, direction, staffing, and execution. A poor start-up means a high cash burn rate with either off-spec and/or reduced product output.
OPF Enterprises has the experience and expertise required for an efficient start-up. We have designed, built, and started multiple manufacturing plants as well as integrated expansions into existing plants.
Whether your project is a small addition or an entire plant, OPF can help your start-up reach its maximum potential quickly. We naturally tailor our programs to your needs:
- Layouts and utilities integrations
- Planning, timeline, and schedule development
- Vendor interface and negotiation
- Engineering support
- Staffing support and training
- Project supervision
Specific Areas of Focus for Manufacturing Plant Needs
- Furnace / heat treatment / drier optimization
- Bulk solids processing
- Lab design / testing needs / equipment needs
- Vendor selection
- Equipment testing / selections
- Material grinding needs including ultrafine abrasives
- Plant budgeting
- Plant cap-ex structure and tracking
- Six Sigma utilization
- Unit cost improvements
- Manufacturing site selection
If your company could use the perspective of experienced manufacturing consultants, contact OPF Enterprises.
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