Improve quality, reduce inventory, improve delivery times, and reduce costs at your China Factory with CMC's team of experts
Contracted Factory Management
CMC takes full responsibility for managing your facility, either directly as the general manager, or strategically as "General Management Support" in order to not upset the current balance of power.
Regular engagement by CMC experts at your facility 3 to 5 times per week to ensure the build up of quality systems and the setup of process controls to help reduce lead time and variable cost.
In conjunction with investors, CMC acquires the manufacturing facility and develops it into a highly profitable organization in preparation to be re-sold, or to operate in the long run.
Supply Chains We've Serviced With Manufacturing Improvement Consulting
In addition to numerous medium-sized chains where management have been committed to change
Our Consultancy's Practice Areas
Cut your costs thanks to lean manufacturing tools and preventative maintenance, and engage the workforce to make it sustainable.
Process Control & Quality
Apply statistical process control and mistake proofing where they make sense, set up a strong quality system, and train the staff.
Supply Chain & ERP
Organize your procurement, production planning, inventory control, and warehouse management in order to support your objectives.
Fix processes and organization with strong support from technical & management specialists, and then work toward excellence.
New Factory Setup
Follow the right steps to get to production launch in great conditions. Good project management, from site choice to process layout.
NPI & APQP
New Product Introduction is a process and it involves the manufacturer deeply. Don’t skip any step and launch as fast as possible.
Why work with our expert consultants to improve your factory management?
We improve processes so that the most common problems don’t take place again. In addition, we put in place a solid quality system.
Our senior consultants have operational experience in China. We are light on theories, heavy on practice, and focused on tangible results!
We work on productivity improvement, material consumption reduction, and related KPIs that directly impact the manufacturer’s cost structure.
Our services are not for large companies only. We target SMEs as well. And the factory often accepts to pay 100% of our consulting fees.
We increase speed and flexibility by reducing setup times and batch sizes. We combine several operations in a flowing cell to compress lead times.
We work hand in hand with a recruitment & training agency, and with an executive coaching firm for Chinese executives, when their input is needed.
Factory Management & Manufacturing Best Practice Blog Posts
How to Mitigate Environmental Risks in your Chinese Supply Chain
This is our third article on environmental risks that might prevent production and disrupt your supply chain. In it we’ll study how to mitigate environmental risks in your supply chain. It all depends on the supplier’s attitude...
Anti-Pollution Inspections In China: 4 Risks Factors
This is our second article on what buyers should do in the wake of the government’s increase in anti-pollution inspections in China.
Predicting Painful Factory Closures In China: A Case Study
Will one of your key suppliers be unable to make production because of an anti-pollution inspection? Will they ask you to wait for 3-4 months? Will they just stop production until the factory gets to code? Factory closures in China like this have been happening over the past few months, so how can you know if you are at risk?
CMC are a team of more than 20 full-time Manufacturing, Management, and Technical Experts based in China with backgrounds in a wide range of manufacturing types, including automotive, electronics, textiles, industrial machinery, and furniture.
Our Consulting Directors are veteran manufacturing experts who have set up manufacturing and service facilities from scratch, each have more than 25 years of experience in lean and six-sigma, and keenly aware not only of successful management and leadership techniques, but specifically how to implement them in China.