Case Studies

Turnaround of a medical factory

Task definition

  • Deficit company
  • High indebtedness (2 times sales)
  • Fluctuations in quality and production
  • High staff turnover
  • Generating profitability in disposable medical products

Industry / Function / Environment

  • Medical Technology
  • Leadership from a crisis
  • Turnaround with Post-Merger Integration
  • Dr. Frederik Kolster
  • The country manager was to remain in office for the time being, but his duties were to be limited to sales in order to ensure the corresponding order intake
  • Investment plan and schedule of restructuring was drafted
  • Hands-on implementation of change management
  • Cost drivers were identified by means of key figure analysis
  • Reduction of staff turnover and development of competence matrix
  • “Black zero” achieved
  • Stable and increased production (+250%)
  • Stocks consistently in line with market
  • New industrial customers won (purchase of approx. 10% annual capacity)
  • Quality: CaPas always closed on time
  • Competence matrix for all employees incl. training of deficits
  • New strategic suppliers developed for the entire Group
  • Clean room enlarged by +120
  • CE (ISO 13485:2016) achieved
  • International medical technology group
  • Over 60’000 MA
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