Doubled capacity – production boost with 58 %
Kaixing Garment Co.Ltd, Tianjin is the second biggest exporter for trousers in China. With the Eton system they were able to increase production with up to 58% and double their capacity.
Company name: Kaixing Garment Co. Ltd, Tianjin.
Company profile: Established 1985, Producing for US , EU, Japan etc. The second biggest exporter for Trousers in China.
Type of production: Men’s Formal Trousers.
Order size: 10,000-200,000.
Previous production system: Bundle system.
Eton System installed: 2007-05-31 & 2007-07-02.
How many stations installed: 62 Stations with Bridge & 62 Stations with Bridge.
|Production data||Before Eton||With Eton|
|Line:||1 / 2||1 / 2|
|No of Operators:||48 / 50||58 / 55|
|Capacity||450 / 540||900 / 1250|
|WIP:||2200 / 2000||750 / 700|
|Production increased:||30.3% / 57,77%|
|Throughput-time:||8 / 7 days||1 day / 5,6 hours|
Other facts and savings
They can make products with more minute content. Much quicker throughput-time. 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 increase productivity and quality. Every week Operators got 1 day off, before is impossible. To be able to meet customers request for short delivery times. The flexibility Eton offers with the red chain.