What Our Customers
Say About Us

TIMKEN

HANS J. SACK

PRESIDENT

"This is our market advantage."

HUSQVARNA

DENIS WOLOWIECKI

SENIOR DIRECTOR GLOBAL POWERTRAIN AND ELECTRICAL SOURCING

"ION gives us a more intelligent, algorithm-based demand forecast, where previously we just did everything on spreadsheets"

Alliance Laundry

Scott Gaster

VP Operations

"FlowVision helped reduce our inventory by 50% along with achieving a 14% gain in productivity. We completed our transition on schedule and within budget. The results have been sustainable after line live. It was easy to train our employees because FlowVision’s approach is math and science not art."

CISCO SYSTEMS

DON MCLAUGHLIN

VICE PRESIDENT

"Flow Vision has been a valuable asset to the success of Cisco Lean and has worked diligently with our design and implementation team to validate and implement concepts on our partner sites. They supported contract manufacturers with best-practice factory design."

BIOSENSE WEBSTER

MANUEL GARCIA

DIRECTOR OF MANUFACTURING

"They are not consultants that tell our people what to do from the office, they went out to the floor with our team and they “took us by the hand” and made things happen, something I’ve not seen with other consulting companies. In addition to being very hands-on and experts at Lean Flow they helped us, in a short period of time: reduce our cycle-time from 17 to 3 days, reduce inventory by close to 50 %, and increase productivity by more than 30%, something we never had done before. They also remain as a source of help and consultation. An excellent partnership."

NAS MEDICAL

JOHN RUSH

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFER

"The results of the effort met or exceeded all expectations: 40% savings in material cost, 70% reduction in product lead time, 10% reduction in scrap, 15% improvement in employee productivity, 5% improvement in fulfillment rate, and 80% reduction in overtime costs. Our project ROI was achieved only 6 weeks following the project close, and we are on track to realize almost $1 million in overall savings in the first year. Our experience with FlowVision has been outstanding, and we will certainly use them again during our next round of improvements!"

IMMI

JOE CAMPBELL

DIRECTOR OF COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS

"I knew there had to be better ways to manufacture our products. FlowVision helped us understand these better ways through Lean Flow principals and they guided our implementation to where we are operating today at levels beyond what I ever imagined possible. Our quality improved 25%, our on time delivery for the last half of last year was 99.7% and we reduced work in process from 1-1/2 weeks to less than 8 hours. But best of all, our planning group has complete control of what manufacturing is working on."

WENTE FAMILY ESTATES

KEVIN ZOLLINGER

VICE PRESIDENT, WINE GROWING

"FlowVision exceeded our expectations and achieved every goal. Winery floor space is better utilized, cash flow improved, inventories were lowered, all as FlowVision predicted. FlowVision helped optimize our wine-making capabilities, all while ensuring the quality of the wine was never compromised."

BALL FLORAPLANT COSTA RICA

KARL BATSCHKE

PRODUCTION MANAGER BALL FLORAPLANT

"Utilizing lean/flow concepts in our packing and shipping area has allowed us to more than double our throughput with the same resources. FlowVision took the guesswork out of implementing lean/flow which facilitated our ability to accurately process more orders and grow our business."

VANBELLE NURSERY, ABBOTTSFORD, BC CANADA

DAVE VANBELLE

GENERAL MANAGER

"We have been extremely pleased to have FlowVision help us with increasing our efficiencies at our nursery. Using math-based analysis, we figure we have received a return on our money within 6 months on each implementation. Increasing our shipping capacity by 20% with no capital expenditures and increasing our propagation productivity by 30%. We think so much of FlowVision’s abilities, we put on a seminar for our key customers so they could see the benefits also. I highly recommend FlowVision, and encourage anyone to investigate what they can do for your business"

MELLANO & COMPANY

TANNAS MARTIN

"We rearranged the process and the workspaces to move in a more linear way; now the bouquet assembly process moves from one end of the facility to the other. After the change, I noticed that one bouquet that had, before the implementation, taken between 3 to 3 ½ minutes to create, now took about 1 ½ minutes, and that the bouquets went immediately into buckets of water instead of piling up and sitting out of water and refrigeration. One standing order of bouquets that would normally take 4 hours to complete with 4 bouquet makers and 1 material handler, now took a little over 2 hours with 3 bouquet makers, 1 prep/flex worker, and 1 materials handler/flex worker."

JOLLY FARMER

CHRIS ENGLISH

SHIPPING SUPERVISOR

"We are close to 7% faster this January than last March, but I would say more importantly, the ease of shipping has increased exponentially. I am able to schedule the next day and prepare work for the crew while they are shipping. I also appreciate not having “knots in my stomach” which result from delayed trucks."

CORSO’S PERENNIALS

CHAD CORSO

PRESIDENT

"…we weren’t always filling the trailers. With the supermarket system we increased the capacity of our trucks by being able to plan out the loads better with the picking process and using a height parameter to fill the carts through the RIO program. The capacity of our loads increased, which enabled us to deliver to more stores on a truck and to ship larger orders on a truck. We peaked out at 97 percent capacity. We were able to increase the capacity on our trucks this year by 5 percent per truck"

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