Productivity & Sustainability: An Executive Summary
Today’s intensely competitive business environment makes unprecedented demands on your company’s resources, resilience, and responsiveness. To stay ahead of the pack, you’re under constant pressure to produce better quality products faster and at lower cost than your competitors. New focus on energy and environmental requirements add to the complexity for you to compete. Fortunately, you don’t have to do it all at once, and you don’t have to do it alone. You can get as much help as you need with Catalyst Connection’s Productivity & Sustainability consulting. We draw on decades of experience with companies that share your issues and concerns, and we’ve investigated hundreds of approaches. We make it our job to learn about the latest requirements and opportunities, including teaming with the leading experts, so that we can advise you how to save money and remain compliant to regulations. We’ll work with you to evaluate your situation, set realistic goals, select an approach that fits your needs, and start using proven tools that will lead you into a constantly unfolding series of opportunities.
You, too, can boost your workforce’s performance, by adopting the programs and tools that make up Catalyst Connection’s comprehensive approach to organizational development. In streamlining your quest for higher productivity, lower hiring costs, and more competent workers, we can help you identify critical job skills, find the right talent for each position, build every worker’s abilities, and retain the best talent year after year. We also have programs that you can participate in to establish a relationship with tomorrow’s workforce and can assist you with financial decisions about your organizations.
We’re experts in a full range of Productivity & Sustainability disciplines:
Lean Manufacturing: Results-oriented approaches that apply throughout your operation, from customer contact to shipping, and reduce both costs and lead times.
Lean Six Sigma: A disciplined, data-driven method for eliminating defects in manufacturing or transactional processes that can generate significant cost savings.
ISO Quality Systems: Certifications that open doors to new markets by enabling you to document your processes and continuously improve both product and process quality.
Business Systems Services: Support mechanisms that move you closer to your strategic business objectives by maximizing and integrating your information systems.
Training Within Industry: Dynamic program that uses learn-by-doing approach to teach essential skills for supervisors and team leaders that builds on the continuous improvement methods of Lean Manufacturing.
Green 101: Incorporating Cost Saving Solutions to Identified Environmental Issues: Determining how to capture and reduce your environmental impacts, and therefore identify cost savings, is one of the most crucial steps in Environmental Management planning.
Energy Reduction Audit: The focus of the Energy Reduction Audit assessments are to utilize the LEED and ASHRAE standards to identify opportunities for Energy Cost Savings and Sustainability.
ACT 129 Energy Audit: Catalyst Connection can review areas of compliance for ACT 129 - based on the LEED & ASHRAE Guidelines and perform an onsite audit.
Process and Software Verification and Validation The focus of Process and Software Verification and Validation is to ensure that products and software meet requirements.
CE Marking CE marking is a key indicator of a product’s compliance with EU legislation and enables the free movement of products within the European market.