MCP visits Hovis

This week MCP visits Hovis, Paul Rodgers, MCP ‘s Training Practice Manager, visited their Glasgow bakery site. Hovis® is made in various bakeries, mill and distribution centres across the UK. Hovis® has been baking bread from the finest ingredients for more than 130 years. The range may have changed and evolved over the years, but Hovis’ … 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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IRN-BRU: AG Barr goes from strength to strength!

IRN-BRU Galore: the fizzing Scottish powerhouse AG Barr goes from strength to strength! Achieve World-Class performance ‘Leading industry magazine, The Manufacturer, visited A.G.Barr makers of the famous ‘Irn Bru’ soft drink and saw how their long term association with MCP Consulting Group Ltd. propelled the company to achieve World-Class using ‘The AMIS Assessment’ within an … Read More

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Vintage AMIS proves to be a good year.

AMIS is the original maintenance assessment tool – proven over 30 years. The Siam Winery was established in 1986 and is now South East Asia’s leading wine company. Annual production capacity is over 80 million litres with regular production of greater than 1 million units per day. Located in Samutsakhon, 30 miles south-west of Bangkok, … Read More

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Bad Taste in the Mouth for Food Producers

Cost reduction 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 … Read More

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MCP is attending Maintec

MCP Is attending Maintec 2018 at NEC, Birmingham – the UK’s only event dedicated the to maintenance engineering community.  MCP, the UK’s leading Asset Management and Maintenance expert consultancy, is launching a number of new products and services at the show for the first time. The UK has seen a rise in popularity of technology-based … Read More

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