Success Stories

LEAN Techniques Cut Claim File Processing Time in Half

Background CATIC has been providing high-quality professional services to its policy-issuing attorneys, insured lenders and home-buyers, and other members of the real estate community for more than 50 years. CATIC is an underwriting member of the American Land Title Association (ALTA), the New England Land Title Association (NELTA) and the North American Bar-Related® Title Insurers. CATIC offers standard ALTA...(continue reading)

Lean Leads to Significant Production Efficiency Increase

“Working with CONNSTEP on this project, our employees came to understand how waste happens and how it adds up, which helped them to contribute to improving our print production process.” -  Ambrose Njoku, Production Manager, Prime Line® "Thanks to CONNSTEP we’re not wasting or scrapping. We’re working smarter and more efficiently which leads to greater savings that are shared...(continue reading)

Cell Development Leads to Dramatic Increase in Production

“This process helped us realize the potential of building more terminals, which enables us to deliver the right level of technology and the right level of variations that our customers are looking for.” – Phillip Sis, Vice President, Engineering and Operations, Accu-Time Systems Background Accu-Time Systems (ATS) offers secure and reliable hardware products, software tools and value added services...(continue reading)

Lean Improvements Lead to Greater Order-Entry Efficiency

“Nobody is carrying inventory anymore. So when a customer tells us when they want their job completed, they have to have it when they need it. Which is why working with CONNSTEP was really beneficial. Reorganizing our order-entry process and flow allowed us to significantly improve our on-time delivery which enhances the value we add to our customers.” –...(continue reading)

Succession Planning Leads to Restructuring for Growth

“We needed to figure out who we are, where we are and where we needed to be as we scale our business. Now we believe we can provide better service and faster leads which we’ll ride to future growth.” – Matt Strand, Vice President of Operations, Greaves Corporation Background Greaves Corporation has been a trusted supplier of electrical connectors...(continue reading)

CONNSTEP solved a huge problem for us and helped us bring our delivery rate to 100%. As a direct result of that, we have been awarded with an increase in business which, ultimately, will also benefit (our supplier) Har-Conn.”

CT manufacturer Pegaasus

Chris DePentima

CEO, Pegasus Manufacturing Inc.

“I see great value in the new experiences and perspectives CONNSTEP brings to our business, at reasonable prices. They’re not like consultants, they’re like partners in the business – willing to roll up their sleeves and help.”

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Mark Burzynski

President, Arthur G Russell Co

“CONNSTEP has proved to be a tremendous resource for ESI. CONNSTEP has helped us to adapt to today’s marketplace and remain a quality minded, competitive global player. Our ISO/TS16949 implementation process was efficient and rewarding. I look forward to our future projects with CONNSTEP.”

esi CT manufacturer

Ron Delfini

President, Engineering Specialties Inc.

“CONNSTEP worked with FuelCell Energy to educate and facilitate Lean initiatives and to help meet our needs to establish an overall production improvement plan. This plan has been utilized over a period of time as a ‘guiding light’ to spur numerous improvements that dramatically reduced our product cost.”

Tom Lucas

Manager, Fuel Cell Energy

“CONNSTEP is a valuable partner to Hologic, providing the expertise and ‘outside eyes’ everyone needs to keep their continuous improvement on track. We are now well-positioned on a dynamic growth path and look forward to a long-term relationship with CONNSTEP.”

Greg Safarik

VP Manufacturing Operations, Hologic

“Our experience working with CONNSTEP has brought us benefits we never expected. It’s a great team to work with!”

Bruce Wheeler

VP of Operations, Metal Finishing Technologies Inc.

“The goals of the team were to reduce manufacturing lead-time, reduce floor space utilized, and increase worker productivity. All the goals were met. CONNSTEP helped us to better compete.”

Tornik CT manufacturer

Dan Rubbo

General Manager, Tornik LLC

“The Business Growth Program is working well for us. We enhanced our website following the meetings to improve our SEO and become more visible to search engines. The segment on negotiating …  promoted changes in our thinking and improved how we interact with customers. The mentoring between sessions was helpful in boosting our progress.”

CT manufacturer Colonial Spring

Bill Lathrop

President, Colonial Spring Co.

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