• Reduce quality problems in production plant for heavy tractors with manufacturing costs significantly too high
  • EBIT increase

Industry/ Function

  • Special machinery
  • Management Sales/Engineering
  • Quality management system in production plant
  • Tractor costs reduced by “make-or-buy” decisions
  • Costs of vehicle frame significantly reduced by new type of welded construction
  • TQM system successfully introduced (Total Quality Management)
  • Vehicle life cycle records introduced
  • Quality significantly improved – manufacturing costs reduced by > 8%