Company: L & L Products
Headquarters: Romeo, MI
Size of Company: 500-999 employees
Industry: Automotive supplier
Primary Product Line: Sealing solutions for automotive, aerospace, and other industries
Name of Project: Manufacturing Resource Planning System
Project Objective: To align production and other operations more closely with real customer demand for products; reduce inventory costs and become more responsive to customer demand
Technologies Employed: Oracle PLM, Oracle E-Business Suite, EDI managed service (Seeburger)
Accomplishments/ROI: Can execute on a global expansion strategy; implement standard business processes and control across global operations; improved supply chain planning processes; moved closer to manufacture-to-order model; reduced scrap and inventory levels by shifting from a push-based model to pull-based model; reduced material expense as a percentage of sales by 10%