China factory closure: sporting goods

A private equity owned sporting goods manufacturer was experiencing declining margins and excess capacity at their China production facility. Smaller production volumes, poor inventory management and shrinking profits necessitated the closure of their full-scale production facility. TriVista was retained to facilitate and manage the shutdown and transfer the remaining inventory, supply chain and production back to the US headquarters. Multiple levels of negotiations were necessary to keep labor unions, government officials, and interested parties all satisfied during the closure.

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

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 helps consumer products retailer develop global supply chain strategy that delivers $10 M EBITDA savings

Project Scope A $250M fashion jewelry and accessory retailer, backed by a private equity firm, retained TriVista to provide expert supply chain consulting expertise to help them evaluate their current supply chain network. Our Approach  DMAIC approach to evaluate existing supply chain and suppliers  Benchmarked suppliers to industry standards and identify gaps/weaknesses in current supply… Read More

TriVista brings Mexico factory startup consulting expertise to private equity backed automotive company – Helps deliver $6M EBITDA savings

Project Scope A private equity-backed manufacturer and supplier of automotive brake components sought to relocate several US production facilities to Mexico to combat rising labor costs and address their growing customer base in Central America. TriVista was retained to provide factory relocation and consolidation consulting expertise, helping the company conduct a detailed study to determine… Read More