"CIF continue to support us with practical lean expertise and training and this has had considerable impact on the business" Mike Heath, Operations Director.
"The biggest pleasure for me has been the reaction of our employees, and the rate of change has been phenomenal". Simon Moore, General Manager
Fabricolor was established in 1988 by J & AA Rowe. They now have 51 employees of which 38 are shop floor (including CAD), and their work consists of a balance between bespoke high spec aluminium work and a wide project range. They also offer a comprehensive range of products for the building envelope to the highest technical and quality requirements.
"We recognize BIT has an important role to play in our manufacturing operations. It not only develops our people but is a key driver in our TPM process." Darren Bowkett, Process Improvement Manager.
RAC Auto Windscreens is the UK's leading fleet automotive glazing company and has partnerships with most insurance providers. It is a unique company, having its own windscreen factory in Chesterfield, producing over 250,000 screens a year. Auto Windscreens wanted to make productivity improvements through the use of the NVQ qualification in Business Improvement Techniques (BIT).
"CIF have rapidly understood our business and have created a structure that has had a positive impact. They are a flexible team and i would recommend their services." Jim Willmott, Managing Director
"I am extremely encouraged by the level of commitment, enthusiasm and team working that was displayed by our employees on the course. I fully expect the improvement in understanding of the individuals and level of visual management around the site to yield positive improvements in our business performance factors in the months to come" Paul Freeman, Operations Director
"Not only has the work they have carried out made a real difference to the employees, it has started to deliver a bottom line benefit to the business, to the point of which Dudson Ltd believe it has been so fundamental to the culture change and has shown a real return on investment they are planning on rolling out the BIT NVQ to all their employees across the business, including the offices." Leona Webb, Senior Manager
Wade manufacture porcelain flagons for the spirits industry - mainly Chivas, Bells, Tullamore Dew and Ballantines and sales promotional porcelain goods like Tetley, Ringtons, York Minster, and Marmite, to name but a few. Wades reputation and market leadership have been achieved by consistently meeting its customers' requirements in terms of product innovation, high quality manufacture, excellent branding standards and exceptional service.