Messier-Bugatti – Molsheim, France

PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT AT 30,000 FEET

 

As a world leader in aircraft braking systems, Messier-Bugatti creates components for nearly 10,000 aircrafts worldwide. Along with production of wheels, brakes and hydraulic systems, Messier-Bugatti also handles carbon disk refurbishment for a worldwide market, all in there Molsheim, France factory.

 

With complex production planning and scheduling, Messier-Bugatti needed a system that could allow them visibility into their operations as well as manage all; workflows, production data, and lean initiatives.

 

Messier-Bugatti saw an ROI in less than three months and now has clear visibility into their production value stream.

 

Messier-Bugatti advanced their Continuous Improvement initiatives of 5S (Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain), SMED (Single-Minute Exchange of Dies), and LMI by reviewing the actionable, real-time data to:

 

  • Reduce the occurrences of short stops
  • Achieve full ROI in less than one year
  • Improve production planning based on measured capacity
  • Increase an hour of efficient production on each CNC machine per day

 

 

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Elisa Costa