Global Sourcing Strategy Provides Cost Savings of $1.5M

Scope A private equity backed, global provider of mission critical hardware and plumbing components approached TriVista for assistance in creating a global sourcing strategy to combat recent increases in supply costs of Chinese goods, due largely to imposed tariffs, increased labor expenses, and tighter environmental regulations. The increased costs were passed on to customers and… Read More

China factory relocation

A successful, international manufacturing company was struggling with its existing China facility, comprised of multiple small warehouses and poor process flow. With growing domestic sales in China, the client decided to make a long-term investment in relocating to a new facility with improved production flow and room for expected growth. Recognizing that our client faced multiple deadlines with their customers and landlords, TriVista was committed to meet our client’s needs while adapting the project schedule to best fit the changing order flow. Communication was essential, requiring input from both American and Chinese stakeholders in multiple languages to conduct the feasibility study, select the new facility, make necessary improvements and manage the relocation.

Lean implementation – Industrial equipment

TriVista led efforts to drive process improvement, expand capacity and reduce inventory at a leading industrial equipment manufacturer. The Business Challenge TriVista’s client was a private equity owned $65 million manufacturer of industrial equipment.  The company was trying to explore ways to increase capacity without adding additional roofline – max capacity was reached at their existing… Read More

China supply chain management

STRENGTHENING THE SUPPLIER BASE, STREAMLINING LOGISTICS NETWORK, AND EMPOWERING THE LEADERSHIP TEAM The Business Challenge A $400 Million in sales revenue, multi-division industrial products manufacturer was experiencing major issues in its Asia and China supply chain. Poor On-Time-Delivery and high logistics costs were forcing the company to absorb substantial price increases, while struggling with poor… Read More

A client success story: Maxcess International

ACCELERATING ORGANIC GROWTH VIA LEAN NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE OVERVIEW: The Problem: One company with five major brands and no strong history of cooperation across divisions was falling behind in developing innovative new products. The Project: Two of TriVista’s top new-product development experts guided cross-functional teams to remake the way Maxcess listened to customers, evaluated new ideas, and… Read More

TriVista identifies $4M in consolidation savings and $1.6M of EBITDA expansion ppportunities

The Business Challenge A $1B Private Equity Group was considering the possible divestiture of a $200M converting equipment manufacturer. The private equity firm TriVista to conduct a sell-side Quality of Operations® Due Diligence with a focus on evaluating and opining on current operational processes and protocols, assessment of identified continuous improvement initiatives, and identification of… Read More

TriVista places Director of Procurement

The Business Challenge A private equity-owned, $50M provider of power conversion, battery charging, and battery products needed to add a Director of Procurement to an energetic management team engaged in integrating several businesses. The Search  The TriVista Recruitment team hosted an in-depth kick-off meeting to gain a thorough understanding of the role’s requirements and the… Read More

TriVista helps private equity backed $175 M industrial manufacturer realize $2.6 M EBITDA savings through productivity improvements

Project Scope A $175 million industrial manufacturing company sought to reduce costs and improve customer service levels across 2 key production facilities. TriVista was retained to provide expert lean consulting support that focused on productivity improvements. Our Approach  Conduct preliminary data review to identify trends and possible areas for improvement  Assess three of the Company’s… Read More

TriVista identifies 250bps EBITDA improvement for private equity firm via Quality Of Operations® Due Diligence

Project Scope A $700M Private Equity fund was interested in acquiring a $100M industrial components manufacturer with a U.S. and Greater China footprint. TriVista was retained to provide Quality of Operations® Due Diligence support to assess the business’ supply chain operations and determine potential savings. Our Approach  Mobilize multiple project teams in several regions to… Read More