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Our benchmarking research shows that the greatest challenge for small and medium sized manufacturers is the ability to develop and implement an effective vision and strategy that drives results.
Industry Forum’s Competitive Strategy and Management Systems expertise helps manufacturing businesses put the foundations in place to be able to manage and grow their business over the long-term.
In order to prosper within an increasingly competitive landscape, businesses need to understand how to configure their entire business to ensure they remain competitive for the long-term. This remains the most critical but un-tackled challenge for many small and medium manufacturers.
Vision and strategy are the starting point for developing the foundations of the business. Having a solid business plan, the right metrics, business process structure, organisation structure, leadership and compliance to an International Quality Management System are all absolute essentials for survival in a competitive world. For more than 20 years Industry Forum has helped thousands of businesses understand and implement effective Strategy & Management Systems. Our expertise covers the following key areas.
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IATF 16949 services
VDA QMC services
Automotive core tools
Aerospace Management Systems (AS standards)
BS OHSAS 18001
Industry Forum can provide a range of services to help improve your organisation’s manufacturing. We don’t offer one single standard solution, instead we get to know your organisation, your people and the environment within which you operate before working with you to find an approach that is tailored to your requirements, meeting your specific needs and addressing your most pressing challenges.
Industry Forum can provide you with a range of expertise to support initiatives from large manufacturing improvement programmes across a multi-site organisation to single projects in an individual plant. Industry Forum has a proven record of helping manufacturers of all sizes achieve their operational goals.
From design right through to implementation we pride ourselves on our ability to transfer the necessary skills to your people and to ensure that you benefit from tangible and sustainable improvements to your business.
For further information and an initial confidential discussion of your needs, please call +44 (0)121 717 6600 or email us today.
Industry Forum helps major global manufacturers understand, optimise and improve both manufacturing capability and business performance. Over 250 organisations in 30 countries trust Industry Forum to deliver and maintain sustainable improvement.
SMMT Industry Forum Ltd
2680 Kings Court
Birmingham Business Park
+44 (0)121 717 6600
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