The evocative smell of rich dried fruits, exotic spices, and cognac mingled with sherry aromas and a recognisable presence of warm ‘home’ baking hovers around the Matthew Walker Christmas Pudding Factory in Heanor, Derbyshire. A very British passion for these wonderful Christmas puddings is fed by all-year-round production at their Heanor facility.
A worse case scenario example. A company director who runs a large production business “Over the years the company had grown comfortably. The last three years have been a little harder – they had cut back on production staff and some of the engineering lads now have to double up.
In 2003, the Diageo owned Guinness Brewery embarked on a journey into asset care. Tom Dorney, site maintenance manager, tracks the steps to success. The Guinness Brewery at St James’ Gate in Dublin was established in 1759 when Arthur Guinness signed a 9,000-year lease on an existing four-acre brewery.
Brewery drives improvements – Asset care and maintenance have been key to sustained improvement in performance for drinks manufacturer, Diageo’s St Francis Abbey Brewery (SFAB) at Kilkenny. This is thanks to The AMIS Journey, which provides a roadmap for improvement by assessing objectively how your maintenance operations measure up.
The need was “How to make improvements in a small company without spending recklessly and disrupting the business”
Dubai International Airport has grown to become the world’s largest international airport serving over 90 million passengers per year. Engineering and Facility maintenance costs are a significant operating expenditure which, if not managed meticulously, can spiral out of control as growth and expansion takes place.