Manufacturing and Engineering

In the current period of depressed spending, the struggling manufacturing and engineering sectors also face mounting pressures to address environmental challenges and cope with rising prices for raw materials and energy.

Paloma Consulting provides business improvement consultancy and training services to help manufacturing and engineering companies adapt to increasingly competitive and rapidly changing markets.

Using proven methods Paloma's Lean and Six Sigma consultants help the manufacturing and engineering sectors to improve operational efficiency, manage procurement, supply chain, sustainability and regulatory issues, develop innovative products and enhance customer satisfaction.

Our experience includes companies in 15 countries producing products ranging from engineered components and batteries, to wind power solutions and electric motors.

See our cases studies

Paloma Consulting exceeded our expectations culturally and from a cost/benefit perspective. They have a "real world" understanding of business and insist upon genuine top management support to drive sustained performance step changes.

Tom Gribbin
Operations Director
West Pharmaceutical Services Cornwall Ltd

In these sectors Paloma's Lean and Six Sigma consultants have conducted a wide range of company-wide business transformations involving knowledge transfer of improvement methodologies to the workforce. We've helped our clients complete 160 projects with an average return on investment of 29 times.

Outcomes of individual projects include

  • Improved yield
  • Reduced scrap and rework
  • Reduced machine downtime
  • Improved on-time deliveries
  • Reduced set-up time
  • Improved supplier delivery performance
  • Increased inventory turns
  • Reduced make to order lead time
  • Order processing cycle time reduction