The Belden Brick Co.

COMPANY: The Belden Brick Co.
HEADQUARTERS: Canton, OH
SIZE OF COMPANY: 500-999 employees
INDUSTRY: Industrial/heavy equipment
PRIMARY PRODUCT LINE: Clay bricks for building and landscaping for residential and commercial purposes
NAME OF PROJECT: Color Range Combinations
PROJECT OBJECTIVE: To sell existing inventory without additional production runs, increasing cash flow, and service to customers by combining smaller lots; radically reduce number of small lots remaining in inventory
TECHNOLOGIES EMPLOYED: Infor ERP LN
ACCOMPLISHMENTS/ROI: Maximized production and gained 10 to 20 production days per year; leveraged innovation; reduced separate lots of inventory to 50; increased profits by $250,000 to $300,000 annually; gained 1 million to 2 million bricks per year available for sale, resulting in an additional $350,000 to $500,000 per year in revenue; immediate payback by leveraging existing investments