- Project Management
- Customer Service Focus
- ISO/AS Registered Level Quality Mgt.
- Customer Product Assembly
Part Design Support
- PPM’s management understands
and is proactive in assisting its OEM
customers in meeting challenging total
cost targets. PPM’s multifunctional
teams meets regularly with its major accounts’
operating management to evaluate ideas
and implement operations improvement plans.
All data is shared openly and the benefits
of implemented improvements are also shared.
- PPM management will “coinvest”
with the customer to define and implement
ideas that benefit both PPM and its customer(s),
whether these be cost or working capital
improvements, or both.
- For example, PPM invested $5,000
to improve the functioning of a customer’s
mold, improving cycle time and reducing
material usage. The resulting savings
were and continue to be shared between
PPM and the customer.
- PPM has proactively advised a major
account for over 10 years on operating
improvements to approximately 70 injection
molded components, provided by PPM
daily, feeding the customer’s
requirements via a Kanban system.
The cost reduction on this “market
basket” of parts through mold
improvements and modifications, material
substitutions, and joint effort part
redesigns, is well over 20% since
- PPM has proactively worked with significant
accounts on Kaizen projects, Value Stream
Mapping, and other operating improvement