Bad Taste in the Mouth for Food Producers

British Food makers are facing increases of up to 10% on material costs as the slump in the pound impacts on finished goods. With most producers locked into fixed-price contracts with major retailers, there is little room to increase prices and pass the additional cost to the customer. Most at risk are those smaller private-label producers, … Read More

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Global competition demands…

…World-class business performance… – Are you in control of your business processes?  – Do you and your team constantly strive to eliminate waste? If so, MCP has the experience to deliver enhanced performance for your organisation! This year at Maintec, the UK’s premier event for the maintenance engineering and asset management, MCP Consulting Group will … Read More

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Making the Most of Your Factory Assets

Peter Jackson, senior consultant, MCP Consulting Group, tackles the challenges to implementing an effective asset management plan by outlining 10 factors which need to be taken into consideration, analysed and acted upon. Leading manufacturing and service companies know that effective Asset Management is a basic need for long-term competitiveness. But even today, MCP has evidence that … Read More

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Benefits of multi-skilling

The 2015 Works Management People Productivity report stated that 39% of companies suffered from a shortage of multi-skilled maintenance engineers. When I did my apprenticeship with British Rail Engineering in the 80s there were a number of trades, namely mechanical, machinist, electrical, carpentry, sheet metal working, welding, pipe fitting, plumbing and painting. I could go … Read More

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