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ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION  < back
Company Paragon Textile Mills    
Location Mumbai - India.
Company Contact   Satish Mehta
Source of Reference 

Manufacturer of Industrial & Consumer textiles

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  • Comments 2 manufacturing plants
    IMPLEMENTATION INFORMATION
    Name Paragon Textile Mills
    Location Mumbai, Maharashtra India
    Number of employees 350
    Markets and Company Share Industrial Textiles: defence applications, luggage lining Consumer Fabrics: shirting, dress materia
    Products Industrial Textiles: defence applications, luggage lining Consumer Fabrics: shirting, dress materia
    Systems in use Not selected I
    WHAT WAS DONE?  
    Software implemented In-house developments
    WHO DID THE WORK?  
    TOC Experts involved 
    RESULTS OF IMPLEMENTATION
    IMPLEMENTATION RESULTS  
    Revenue Increase 5% p.a. (but a HUGE increase in Throughput)
    Inventory Decrease 88%
    Net Profit Huge losses to good profits
    PROJECT PAYBACK  
    Months to first visible results
    1
    OTHER BENEFITS  
    On-time performance
    Percent improvement 90%+
    Lead times
    From 3-6 Months (concept & yarn to designed, mfd & processed fabric)
    To 3-4 weeks
    Percent improvement 67%
    Resources required
    From Direct Labour: 180 at Processing plant
    To 119 (through voluntary retirement and natural attrition)
    Percent improvement 34% reduction in direct labour (with HUGE increase in T$)
    Introduction of new products TOC Measuresments identified high-velocity products which we developed and introduced
    Increase in job generation Save 350 jobs (the company was headed for bankruptcy before TOC)
    Quality improvement 51% reduction in cost of poor quality
    Brief summary The Goal saved the company (and our family)( from bankruptcy. And, more importantly, my father's life I owe a lot to that book (and Dr. Goldratt)!!