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A simple question we like to ask is, ‘If you could build more machines faster and better, could you sell them?
The financial impact of revenue growth eclipses the singular focus on cost reduction to increase company profitability. For example, if a machine builder produces 10 machines per month selling at £200k each with an average profit of 10%, the impact of being able to scale up to build 12 machines a month could generate nearly half a million pounds of additional profit each year.
It is scenarios such as this that well-considered strategic outsourcing partnerships unlock. Strategic outsourcing is without doubt a method that, when utilised correctly, can significantly improve the productivity (£ sales per capita) of an organisation.
You will need to consider whether an outsourcing partner can actually do an even better job than you can. They will need the expertise, people, skills and plant and automation to improve the existing production process, boost the quality of your machines and help in the development of designs in the future.
PP Control & Automation (PP C&A) has become one of the first companies in the UK to be ‘virtually’ re-certified to a prestigious international quality standard.
The electronics industry is rapidly evolving and in the world of Contract Electronic Manufacturing, the need to consistently ‘add value’ and build ‘long term partnerships’ are phrases that are often declared but seldom delivered. The question that commonly arises is “Why do CEMs often get it wrong when supporting Box …
6 months on since PP Control & Automation’s in-depth feature for Business Focus Magazine, the message on growth in the face of uncertainty is perhaps even more appropriate now, as Theresa May attempts to get MPs to vote for the Brexit withdrawal agreement on 11th December. If she clears that …
As the years have gone by, the relationship between the two businesses has become more interlinked, with PP C&A increasingly being asked to be involved in the design stage of new machine builds.
Watch how Ishida realised their growth potential by making outsourcing part of their manufacturing strategy.
PP Control & Automation has had the opportunity to publish a variety of articles in the UK’s leading journals for the manufacturing industries.
During the design engineering discussions, it quickly became apparent that a more value-added design would be beneficial, allowing for a modular, configurable and pre-wired (Plug & play) style solution with significant benefit.
Inventor-e was established in 2001 as a technology business to provide point-of-use solutions to industrial manufacturers and the facilities management markets.