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Customer Case Studies

MCP has extensive experience working with companies worldwide in Pharmaceuticals, Food and Drink, Manufacturing, Facilities Management, Transportation and Utilities: 

BAE, Mondelez UK, Dubai Airports, Jaguar Landrover, BASF, Cabot, Kraft Foods Group, Chemtura, Diageo, UBS, KPMG, BAA, Norland, Muller Dairy, Johnson Controls, AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson and Johnson, MSD, Ocado, Reckitt Benckiser, Coca-Cola, Novartis, Warburtons, Logoplaste, BRISA, Cooper Vision and Genzyme.

Case studies – improving operational performance

Continuous Improvement at Warburtons – Warburtons worked with MCP to develop bakery excellence programmes which identified improvements in production and reduced costs across operations and maintenance.

Johnson and Johnson – Keen to Improve Manufacturing Performance at their South East Asia site, Johnson and Johnson needed significant gains quickly and asked MCP to help.

Diageo – Achieved AMIS World Class Operational Excellence resulting in a number of business benefits.

G3p MCP’s Portuguese partner worked with energy solution company Martifer to help them with organisational improvements

Enhancing people performance with training

MCP trainers work at Muller Dairy’s Shropshire site, in line with their shift patterns, to up-skill their mechanical technicians in City and Guilds electrical courses.  This not only ensures that the technicians are legally compliant, but it has also helped reduce production downtime.

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Novartis ChemOps Ringaskiddy AMIS Masterclass scores top marks with delegates

October 8, 2014

AMIS MasterClass at Novartis ChemOps, Ringaskiddy – October 1st and 2nd 2014 “Well structured, got a perfect feeling of development” “Good, encouraged participation and promoted thought and debate” “An opportunity to speak with other sites and share experiences and area of difficulty” These and many other glowing responses from the AMIS Masterclass feedback session reinforce[.....]

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World Class Asset Management Status

July 16, 2014

Novartis Ringaskiddy Novartis Ringaskiddy Limited (NRL) will be hosting an AMIS master-class at their site, near Cork in Ireland on the 1st – 2nd October 2014 on behalf of MCP Consulting & Training. The master-class is in recognition of the manufacturing plant’s AMIS ‘World Class’ ranking. The event will start with a tour of the[.....]

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Global Asset Care Excellence aligned with Manufacturing Improvement

June 20, 2014

Learn from a World Class pharmaceutical site about Global Asset Care Excellence aligned with Manufacturing Improvement at the next….. AMIS MASTER CLASS Venue:    Ringaskiddy, Ireland Date:      Wednesday October 1st to Thursday October 2nd 2014 Cost:      £199 + VAT The Master Class is in recognition of the Manufacturing plant’s AMIS World Class ranking. On the afternoon of the 1st[.....]

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The Lean Journal – OAC in the food and drink industry

June 13, 2014

The concept of autonomous maintenance Read the full article in the Lean Manufacturing Journal June 2014 The origins of Operator Asset Care (OAC) are found in the concept of autonomous maintenance, recognised as an integral pillar of the Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) model covering professional maintenance, autonomous maintenance, early equipment management (EEM), training and development,[.....]

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Freeing the Store Room

June 3, 2014

Recent Article in Maintenance and Engineering by Peter Jackson Maintenance, Repair and Operating Materials (MROM) management: everyone’s heard about it but few have recognised the opportunities for development and the benefits, says Peter Jackson, senior consultant with MCP Consulting and Training. Businesses with high regulatory oversight need to show they have MROM management developed to[.....]

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Light the fuse to launch a CI spectacular

May 16, 2014

“He who stops being better stops being good” Read the full article in Works Management on Kaizen and Continuous Improvement Whether your kaizen or continuous improvement programme takes off in a blaze of triumphant glory or sputters ineffectually into oblivion is not, says Ian Vallely of Works Management, just a matter of luck. Oliver Cromwell[.....]

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MCP working with the world’s second busiest airport – Dubai International

March 4, 2013

MCP Consulting and Training is working with Dubai International Airport to support their growth and vision to become the world’s largest international airport.  MCP is implementing an engineering change programme, this will facilitate best practice across its maintenance and engineering services and support their operational improvement programme. The improvement drive, centered on the implementation of a[.....]

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TPM Makes Significant Strides

September 28, 2012

- In the Journey Towards Operational Excellence Phil Tugwell, Associate Director with MCP, describes how Total Productive Maintenance (one of the key concepts of Lean Manufacturing) is transforming the maintenance operations within an international pharmaceutical organisation. Phil is the lead consultant on the organisation’s programme if increasing operational excellence. This article is in the Sep/Oct 2012[.....]

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Diageo’s road to AMIS success

September 11, 2012

Industrial Plant & Equipment Ireland – Diageo Kilkenny. Asset Management is a key aspect of Diageo’s way of building manufacturing excellence and by using AMIS, a vast improvement in plant performance, reliability and efficiency has been achieved at the company’s St Francis Abbery Brewery.  Click on the link above to read about Asset Management and[.....]

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The AMIS Journey to Operational Success

August 2, 2012

Over 300 years ago in 1710, John Smithwick began brewing his first ales, although Smithwick’s story started long before he chose the site of an ancient monastery, St Francis Abbey in Kilkenny City, to position his brewery, now a part of Diageo Beer.  John was inspired by a tradition of brewing on this site, the[.....]

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Techniques and tips that will transform your effectiveness

September 3, 2014

Whether you are a team leader, a manager or a trainer, you have an interest in ensuring that training delivered to employees is effective. So often, employees return from the latest training course and it’s back to “business as usual”. In many cases, the training is either irrelevant to the organisation’s real needs or there[.....]

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Training Tailored to Brewery Needs

February 28, 2012

A Training Needs Analysis has been carried out by MCP Consulting and Training at Heineken’s Royal Brewery, Manchester.  Here, John Saysell, senior trainer with MCP explains what was involved. With an annual beer production of 139.2 million hectolitres, Heineken is the third largest brewer in the world. In the UK it operates four sites: Hereford,Manchester,[.....]

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Training leads to production gains at United Biscuits

October 6, 2011

In times when production efficiency is crucial, and plant uptime levels critical, a multi-skilled engineering workforce is an effective workforce.  Read the article from Process and Control which details how MCP trains the United Biscuits engineers in the skills they need to keep production running. When you are producing biscuits and snacks 24 hours a[.....]

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Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service raise awareness of Lean with MCP

October 25, 2010

The Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) commissioned MCP Consulting and Training to develop a Lean toolkit for use by their in-house consultants in assisting manufacturing organisations throughout Scotland. The training, along with a Lean toolkit, also developed by MCP, ensured that SMAS consultants provide a superior and more consistent support service to ambitious organisations throughout[.....]

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