Reducing Total Operating Costs On Mining Equipment
A leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment needed to reduce annual costs to remain competitive in its markets.
Utilizing the Helical Program, Helgesen helped the customer realize a 26% savings by employing the following techniques:
- 25% reduction in purchase finished components leveraging the Demand Matrix tool-set.
- 85% reduction in workcenter set-up by applying quick-change weld fixtures while providing higher variation in daily build schedules.
- 60% increase in manufacturing throughput by applying R4 production streets.