L & L Products

COMPANY: L & L Products
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%