Heavier products – with higher minute content
Cardon SA, France is a privately owned company producing curtains, sheets, duvet bags & quilted bedspreads. With the Eton system they were able to increase production with at least 10% and the return on investment was approximately 2 years.
Company name: Cardon SA, France.
Company profile: Private company.
Type of production: Curtains, sheets, duvet bags, quilted bedspreads.
Order size: 10 and more, 500-600 different styles.
Previous production system: Trolleys.
Eton System installed: 2002.
How many stations installed: 37.
|Production data||Before Eton||With Eton|
|Capacity units/shift:||3900||4300, but more complicated orders|
|Production increased:||10% minimum|
|Throughput-time:||3-5 days||1-2 days|
|Return on investment:||> 2 years|
|Operations made by Eton:||Assembly|
They can now make heavier product with approx. 30% higher minute content. Throughput-time is much quicker. With the Eton system they can take all types of order and more complicated. The operators are very satisfied because they feel less tired. The system is very reliable and requires very limited maintenance.
Why did the client decide to install the Eton system
To be able to take more complicated orders and shorten delivery times.