"We used to have push production; today we operate with pull production. As a result, lead times have been reduced from seven weeks down to two weeks."
"We've reduced total material inventory by 22 % and active product inventories by 50 % within one year."
-Raimund Kemmer, Managing Director
"Plans for individual resources are now clear and meaningful."
"Planning efforts have been decreased significantly. There is much more time for value-adding tasks."
"We hardly have any 'fire department activities' anymore!"
-Mike Peter, Production Planner
Kemmer Carbide Tools was founded in 1973 in Wildberg, Schwarzwald (Black Forest) and specializes in the production and trade of specially coated cutting tools, including catalog products and innovative custom solutions, for the metal processing industry. Second production facility has been built for production of toolings, milling tools, and holders in 1993.
50 % Catalog Products
35 % Ordered Products
15 % Special Tools
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