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Become Best in class with Lean Facility Design Framework

  • By faber
  • May 11, 2022

An organization needs to pay close attention to facility layout to have an effective and efficient manufacturing unit. A facility layout is the proper arrangement of various aspects of manufacturing to achieve the desired production results.

The placement of facilities in the plant area, also known as the “facility layout problem,” has been shown to significantly impact manufacturing costs, work in process, lead times, and productivity.

Now, more than ever, organizations want their operations to be efficient and future-ready. To address the same, Team Faber Infinite has been helping clients with its proven and copyrighted methodology Lean Facility Design© (LFD) framework. This unique methodology crafted by team Faber Infinite supports organizations to build best-in-class facilities and infrastructure from day Zero!

We have delivered phenomenal results in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, by implementing Lean Facility Design across various sectors such as:

  • FMCG
  • Automotive Component
  • Engineering
  • Woven Sacks
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Packaged Food
  • Irrigation Pipes
  • Ceramics

With a combination of Industrial Engineering, Lean Management, and Project Management, the LFD methodology has been successfully deployed for best-in-class facilities.

Team Faber implemented LFD at one of the country’s largest FMCG players. Project planning, system-level conceptual design, value stream design at the functional level, and in-depth design at the operational level are all part of the process. The design also includes safeguards in case of a black swan event.

Tangible benefits delivered by implementing Lean Facility Design for the clients in different sectors are as follow:
  • 36% increase in production 
  • 33% decrease in throughput time
  • 17% increase in space utilization 
  • 42% increase in productivity 
  • 34% decrease in inventory cost
  • 49% increase in overall transportation index

According to global standards, Lean Facility Design is the best solution when considering material flow practices, visual management, safety, and other factors. It has never been easy to compete, make a profit, and grow all at the same time.

Lean Facility Design is a 14-step methodology that focuses on several important aspects even before the layout. Faber Infinite Consulting’s qualified and certified consultants have first-hand experience implementing LFD across industries and geographies with utmost precision, assisting organizations in becoming more efficient and effective.

Our copyrighted methodology provides efficient layout design with multiple options for clients, as well as best-in-class flow design and logistics equipment planning. One important aspect of Lean Facility Design is that it helps to reduce capital investments, throughput time, and inventories, as well as floor space/storage space requirements.

A 200% improvement in productivity, 100% reduction in production throughput time – Sounds too good to be true?

Now make the new plant become most efficient from Day Zero with Faber Infinite Consulting TODAY!

We can deliver these results through Lean Facility Design©.

Written & Compiled by Faber Mayuri & Faber Aleena