Case Study: How a F&B snack manufacturer improved plant communication to boost overall effectiveness

Most food and beverage (F&B) plants run a diverse mix of products based on changing consumer tastes. This can create quality and machine problems, even for plants with standardized processes and well-trained staff. A global, multibillion-dollar F&B company that produces a wide array of snacks was looking to improve overall efficiency and throughput of their snack lines. This company invited Performance Solutions by Milliken to help implement a manufacturing performance system that would engage the workforce and increase productivity. 

Download this case study to learn:

  • Common communication problems that result in limited engagement and how this manufacturer overcame these obstacles
  • How overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) improved from 44.6 percent to 90.9 percent in just over 1 year
  • How this plant accomplished stronger output without more equipment or labor


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