Manufacturing Case Study - Hermitage Equity Partners : Business Acquisitions and Value Creation

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Industrial Manufacturing Case Study: Largest manufacturer in the United States of electric boilers for commercial and industrial applications.

    Turn-Around Initiatives and Value Creating Activities

  • Recruited New Management to Turn Around Impaired Investment: More...
  • Strengthened Interdepartmental Communication: More...
  • Identified and Promoted Star Performers: More...
  • Streamlined Material Flow: More...
  • Improved Job Scheduling: More...
  • Proactively Managed Warranty Claims: More...
  • Overhauled Design of Troubled Product Line: Having discontinued the production of a legacy product because of outsize warranty claims, Mr. Brereton and his engineering team rebuilt the product line from scratch, including designing and building customized manufacturing equipment and production processes that incorporated robotic tube insertion. With these new methodologies, the redesigned product required less material and labor costs, while also providing improved product quality and durability. After significant in-house quality tests, Mr. Brereton and his team provided the newly redesigned product to key customers for further field testing before implementing a full product re-launch.
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Food Processing Case Study: Meat processing holding company consisting of two entities, a poultry further processing company and a pork sausage processing company. More...