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ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION  < back
Company APN Inc.    
Location Caledonia - United States.
Company Contact   Karl Paasch, President
Source of Reference 

2000 APICS constraint Management Technical Conference Proceedings, pp 97-98

Sales $5,000,000
IMPLEMENTATION INFORMATION
Name APN Inc.
Location Caledonia, MN United States
Industry Segment Other
Revenue $5,000,000
Number of employees 34
Implementation Date 2001
Markets and Company Share Dairy, Chemical, Food and Beverage, Filtration and High Vacuum
Products Stainless steel tube fittings and tubular parts
WHAT WAS DONE?  
TOC Applications TP applications
Software implemented None
RESULTS OF IMPLEMENTATION
IMPLEMENTATION RESULTS  
Revenue Increase Increased 40%
Inventory Decrease Reduced by 80%
Lead times
From 2.5 weeks
To 1.5 days
Percent improvement 85%
Brief summary Throughput increased more than 40% and lead times were reduced from between 1 and 4 weeks to between 1 and 2 days. People began to see and understand the way things are supposed to flow.