|Customer - Manufacture of Automotive
and Commercial Wiring Harnesses
Production Volume - 24 / 7 Manufacturer
Geographic Base - Global
Market pressures demanded the company find ways to reduce
in house tooling inventories.
Vendor managed tool packages
Working with the customer's Engineering, Purchasing, and Planning
Departments PTD implemented a plan that managed their daily
production run tooling. Using the company's maintenance programs
PTD determined what tools to have on hand and the tooling
needed to refit the tool at time of scheduled maintenance.
To ensure no minimal production loss due to tool failure PTD
additionally provided same-day replacement tool services.
Met the customer's in-house inventory reduction goals while
also greatly reducing lead times for complex mold cores, mold
cavities, reworked injection molds, precision assembly machine
parts and build to spec assemblies.