If you are a small to mid-sized manufacturer still relying on manual, paper-based processes, you may not realize that it’s taking a toll on your ability to manage quality and inventory.
This was the case for A&K Finishing, a leading coater that provides plastic paint solutions for the automotive, furniture, electronics and commercial industries. But that all changed when the company decided to move from manual, paper-based quality and inventory management processes and discovered a whole new way of looking at operations.
The company now exceeds customer quality expectations and drives continuous improvements with real-time information.
Every part that comes into A&K gets painted and goes out as a final product to the customer. Counting inventory manually weekly and monthly was labor-intensive and time consuming. Now the company has accurate inventory history and can account for every piece that comes into the facility. This must-have data is not at every employee’s finger tips.
Read more on A&K's story here.