Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning (SIOP)

Challenge A leading global provider of aerospace products faced decreasing inventory turns, high excess and obsolete inventory, and poor service levels. Key business issues described by management included: Forecasts of profit were regularly inaccurate Inventory turns were trending unfavorably High employee turnover While all these symptoms pointed to SIOP, there were several competing root cause… Read More

TriVista Places President for Aerospace Manufacturing Company

The Business Challenge A Private Equity backed manufacturer of aircraft components needed a President with strong leadership skills and specific manufacturing knowledge to lead post-acquisition restructuring. The Search TriVista conducted a national search for candidate with specific machining experience, team leadership skills, and an intellectual capacity to drive growth strategy Candidates were vetted and assessed… Read More

Inventory Reduction & Lean Roadmap

A $250 million machined aerospace structures company with seven global production facilities serving both military and commercial aerospace markets had made multiple acquisitions each year for several years and had significant discrepancies in operational performance from factory to factory (7 total). Many of the acquisitions had been long time family run businesses that had limited operational best practice implementation or adaption. As a result, several of the facilities were operating at sub-optimal performance level. The holding company turned to TriVista, leveraging our expert team to identify manufacturing and inventory opportunities within two production facilities representing approximately $140 million in sales. A key deliverable was to determine why these two facilities, despite exceeding growth expectations on topline revenue, were lagging on margin, EBITDA and cash flow performance compared to the remaining five sites.

TriVista advises leading aerospace manufacturer on plant consolidation & layout optimization; Delivers $3.5 M EBITDA savings

Project Scope A $750M global manufacturer of highly specialized, aerospace parts was seeking assistant in determining a consolidation strategy for their underutilized plant in the Midwest. TriVista was retained to provide operations consulting expertise and assistance in modeling and planning the consolidation effort. Our Approach ┬áRapid three-week assessment of the underutilized facility to understand the… Read More

Private Equity firm retains TriVista to provide Quality of Operations® Assessment & Integration Synergy Analysis for Global Aerospace Company

Project Scope An industry leading aircraft interiors manufacturer backed by an $8.5B global Private Equity firm, was looking to acquire an OEM supplier of in-cabin components and thermal insulation products. TriVista was retained as an operational consultant to conduct a Quality of Operations┬« assessment with the goal of assessing the target acquisition and identifying consolidation… Read More