Where are you on your journey to operational excellence?
Manufacturers need to continuously improve their processes and systems in order to produce high quality products and parts efficiently and profitably. Achieving operational excellence helps manufacturers increase customer satisfaction while saving time and money.
Our operational excellence programs and service include:
3D Printing Consulting
3D printing helps manufacturers create high precision replicas of designs, resulting in less waste during the production process.
Robots can help manufacturers produce goods more precisely at a faster rate, improving business over the long-term. NJMEP can provide guidance on this topic and help your business become more effective.
Clean Room Technology
Clean Room technology involves using a strictly controlled environment in order to prevent interference from contaminants and pollutants, and provide more control over factors such as temperature and pressure.
The goal of continuous improvement initiatives is to set the foundation for ongoing growth. Specific and measurable goals are identified and a path towards improvement is charted.
Energy Alliance Program
NJ manufacturers are being challenged by higher energy costs. The Energy Alliance Program is designed to help companies increase their purchasing power to reduce their energy prices.
Environmental & Energy Permitting
Adhering to regulations and successfully navigating the permitting process is complex. NJMEP and its resource partners help manufacturers with this challenging issue.
ERP System Consulting
NJMEP’s experts help manufacturers select the right ERP system by conducting a needs assessment and successfully train their team on how to implement an ERP system (i.e. project management and quality control).
FSMA Preparedness & Response
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was the most substantial piece of legislation to impact the food industry in more than 75 years. Companies in the food supply chain need to be prepared with a compliance plan.
Green Manufacturing and Sustainability
“Going Green” isn’t a trend. By adopting green and sustainable practices, manufacturers can become more marketable, increase efficiencies, and reduce costs.
Inventory Analysis & Management
The absence of proper inventory control can lead to increased wastes and costs. NJMEP can help you restructure your inventory management systems to increase efficiencies.
The ISO series is the most internationally recognized set of standards. In addition to helping manufacturers bolster compliance efforts, it also helps companies recognize the other benefits such as expanding clientele, increasing sales, and improving quality. NJMEP can also help manufacturers move from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015.
Lean Business Solutions
There are various Lean tools available to help manufacturers identify waste, become more efficient, and reduce operational costs.
OSHA General Industry Training
Thousands of manufacturing workers are injured every year as a result of compliance failures in the workplace. NJMEP provides strategic training on eliminating and decreasing foreseeable accidents.
OSHA Preparedness & Response
As of August 2016, penalties under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have increased. NJMEP helps manufacturers address the most frequently cited OSHA standards.
Revamping the layout of your facility can help manufacturers improve product flow in order to maximize efficiencies and production levels.
Quality Management Systems
Adopting a QMS signifies that your organization is committed to operational excellence and industry standards. These systems validate that your company embraces cost-effective and efficient practices.
R&D Tax Credits
Small business survival and growth requires adequate working capital. This incentive helps companies to grow by reducing its tax liability for qualified R&D expenditures.
This popular manufacturing methodology is geared towards improving quality by eliminating defects during the production process.
NJMEP will help train your team how to use industry software to become more efficient, organized, and cost-effective.
Transportation / Logistics Spend
Improving supply chain performance can help manufacturers reduce operating costs while increasing revenue.