Cardon SA

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 info

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

Other savings 

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.