As part of our new series, The Big Question, we’ve collaborated with some of the most experienced leaders from Siemens, Mettler Toledo Safeline, Diodes Incorporated and Precision Technologies Group to understand where manufacturers should focus their attention to boost productivity.
We challenged them on where their priorities lie within their own businesses, what processes they use to succeed and on where you, as a fellow manufacturer, should best invest your time.
Short on time? We've summarised the points into a handy infographic
Have you explored Productivity in Practice, our dedicated support service for Manufacturing SME's?
It starts with a free audit, delivered by a dedicated advisor who is an expert in helping manufacturing businesses drive growth. Your advisor will visit your premises, walk through your processes, understand your challenges and identify solutions to increase your productivity. All advice is bespoke and impartial. Your advisor will use their experience to offer you a range of solutions and support which are fully funded, whilst helping you to access funding for intensive improvement projects.
Typical solutions include implementing lean processes, leadership and management development, innovation support, extending product lines, adopting new technology or systems, improving your supply chains and opening new markets. Once solutions are identified, your advisor will support you in delivering your projects; so you're supported throughout the whole process.
Productivity in Practice is part of the new suite of services that the Business Growth Hub has created for manufacturers in Greater Manchester. This new fully-funded service uniquely focuses on productivity - with our skilled team of advisors targeted with delivering sustained business success and ensuring manufacturers remain competitive.