Larger customer base – better business
Meridian Apparels, Tirupur, India is a privately owned company producing knitwear. With the Eton system they were able to increase production with up to 100% and the return on investment was less than 12 months.
Company name: Meridian Apparels, Tirupur, India.
Company profile: Private company.
Type of production: Knits.
Order size: 25,000 – 100,000 pieces.
Previous production system: Manual.
Eton System installed: 2007, 2009.
How many stations installed: 60.
|Production data||Before Eton||With Eton|
|Throughput-time:||4 days||Less than 1 day|
|Return on investment:||Less than 12 months|
|Operations made by Eton:||Assembly|
Reduced work in process, fewer soiled garments,better quality control, larger customer base due to shorter lead times on orders.
Why did the client decide to install the Eton system
To reduce direct labor costs and reduce work-inprocess times. Better visibility. Quick Changeover.