MBDA Funding Enhanced Shared Vision’s Production Process and Boosted Sales Growth
Shared Vision Company, majority-owned by Joseph B. Anderson, with the aid of the MBDA, achieved significant operational improvements that led to strong sales growth and increased the headcount for highly-skilled labor. MMSDC’s close business relationship with private partners enabled Shared Vision to transform its production scheduling process by engaging Lean Learning Center, a premier lean consultancy that helps individuals and companies with successful lean transformations through education, strategy and application. Shared Vision was able to experience a rapid, positive improvement to its business.
About Shared Vision
Shared Vision provides precision machined components for demanding applications and holds ISO 9001:2000 & AS9100 certifications. Located in Warren, Michigan, the company is owned by TAG Holdings, LLC, of Wixom, Michigan.
The results below were realized within three weeks:
- Average monthly sales grew 23% following implementation of the process
- Accuracy and completeness of actual time data from operators improved by 80%
- Six additional experienced and skilled machine operators able to be hired
Key Participants: Michelle Sourie Robinson, MMSDC President; Diane Lee, Detroit MBDA Business Center Director
Collaborator: Tom Hellman, Lean Learning Center