Process Industry

Your Challenges

  • The Process or Heavy Industry faces the following challenges
  • A consumer orientated market where prices are falling and choice increasing
  • A heavily regulated environment where safety is paramount
  • High cost assets that require continual investment to maintain optimal performance
  • Increasing employment and supply chain costs
  • Balancing long term investment against short term gain
  • Engaging workforces against this backdrop of continual cost pressure

How we can help

  • We have thus developed a solution that combines asset focused improvement, risk reduction, ideal behaviour and robust process accountability.
  • In addition to our own consulting expertise we have strategic relationships with the Shingo institute, TWI, Cardiff University and Peter Wilmott; enabling us to provide a holistic solution for our customers.

Ron Harper President, Cogent Power Inc, talks about their Lean journey with S A Partners

A mix of companies take the Shingo Discover Excellence workshop in Utah, USA

Mike Cox talks about winning the Shingo Prize

Mike Cox talks about Strategy Deployment at Vale Refinery

Mike Cox, head of UK & Asia Refineries, the culture of CI

“The programme is a real success, S A Partners didn’t side track us with tools, they helped us develop the whole improvement system. They have helped us get to where we are today.

The Silver Medallion will ensure that we set not only a world class benchmark, but will also provide a strong foundation for the long term success of the refinery.”

Mike Cox, Head of UK & Asia Refineries

This case study at Shingo winners Vale Refinery, Clydach - Wales, is on Developing Enterprise Excellence

Improving Process Stability in a Gum Based Production Process

This case study highlights the benefits gained by Intercast & Forge benefited in the Financial, Operational and Ways of Working area after the improvement journey.

Enterprise Excellence Model

Click on any section of the Enterprise Excellence Model below to find out more information for each part of the model.

purpose section of the enterprise excellence model
PURPOSE
engage section of the enterprise excellence model
ENGAGE
People section of the enterprise excellence model
PEOPLE
align section of the enterprise excellence model
ALIGN
Process section of the enterprise excellence model
PROCESS
improve section of the enterprise excellence model
IMPROVE