Roll-Kraft Ltd. Benefits from Lean Processes

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Roll-Kraft Ltd. reduces machine down time by 15%.

By integrating new Lean strategies into its operations, Roll-Kraft Ltd. has increased its overall equipment effectiveness by reducing machine downtime by 15%. This reduction allows greater productivity of high-quality roll tooling for tube and pipe and roll forming producers.

The benefits gained by introducing lean processes have furthered the company’s goals of improving an industry leading on-time delivery rate of 97.3% and 97.1% first-time performance out of the box. This successful performance is critical to meeting customer needs for just-in-time deliveries.

Lean processes are not only improving Roll-Kraft, but they have added the capability of obtaining firmly documented measurables, which continue to confirm the company’s on-going commitment to excellence. Earlier this year, the company announced a 43% reduction in waste materials as a result of Lean processes.

Roll-Kraft has its headquarters in Mentor, Ohio, and maintains other facilities in Frankfort, Illinois (Roll-Kraft Northern), and Ontario, Canada (Roll-Kraft Ltd.). Calls to the company‘s main line, (888) 953-9400 or (440) 205-3100, are greeted by a live operator who can assist callers in quickly reaching a technician, engineer, or sales staff, who can provide immediate assistance. The fax number is (440) 205-3110. Learn more about Roll-Kraft by visiting the website at For easy and immediate contact with Roll-Kraft that transcends time zones and working hours, the website features Dr. Resolve. Simply complete an on-line form and submit it to Roll-Kraft for a response.

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