Accelerate Your Lean Transformation

Lean manufacturing has been embraced as essential component of manufacturing excellence. The drive to remove waste has streamlined operations, eliminated idle inventory and helped enable continuous process improvement.

Our lean thinking has us focused on watching the customer journey across the organization, rather than the more traditional “departmental” view of improvement. In fact, we believe that to be successful, lean-thinking companies must embrace lean thinking across the entire organization.

Whether you are just beginning your lean journey or well on your way, MCA Connect has the team and resources to accelerate your success. We take lean principles and processes into high-variable complex manufacturing environments where traditional manual methods to support lean have been challenging.

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Optimize Your Lean Journey

For organizations already on a lean journey, we can help you optimize your journey by addressing the challenges of variation and dynamic change and enable visibility into projected ROI. Using our lean manufacturing solution, ManufacturingCONNECT for Lean™, we pull your existing data understand your operations and then develop appropriate strategies for inventory positioning and flexible capacity planning. Comparing your current state of operations with future state design allows us to fill the gaps for complete manufacturing transformation.

Begin Your Lean Journey

Are you ready to embark on a lean journey? Our lean experts can deep-dive into your operations, people, processes and strategy to understand your key challenges and long-term vision. Then, we’ll capture a financial baseline of operational performance and project proforma financial results. Since lean concepts will be new, we’ll provide standard lean education in value stream mapping, takt time, pull signals and kaizans for continuous improvement.

Begin your Lean Journey

Embrace Lean Principles & Processes

We’ll help educate you on lean manufacturing and how your organization can embrace it.

Align Organization

Aligning your lean organization will help determine the success of the implantation.

Pick a Focus Area

We encourage you to pick one product or service that you want to use to start your lean process.

Understand the Value

The lean journey enhances what customers value within your organization and optimize your pricing.

Our Lean Manufacturing Solution

ManufacturingCONNECT for Lean™ has helped companies see savings estimates in the millions – and even surpassed projections in actuality. The solution encompasses 2 major components – Base and Scheduling – to enable you to forecast savings before undertaking major changes in your business and helping to pinpoint the best ways to reduce waste in your organization.


Why MCA Connect?

MCA Connect has a dedicated team of lean experts and lean-specific software solution to help deliver and support operational transformation, enabling lean organizations to achieve a competitive advantage. By combining product and industry expertise with proven strategic alignment methods, MCA Connect consistently delivers innovative solutions that help manufactures realize their vision. Our deep knowledge of the unique lean processes enables us to find hidden opportunities to enhance your journey and transform your organization.

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Client Success

“Previously we saw downtime of about 2% of man capacity. Now, our most mature factory is at about 0.5% in downtime. That’s a 75% reduction.”

Matt Griffiths, Executive Director of Manufacturing IT



“MCA Connect was instrumental in helping us value-stream our business. They understand all aspects of process flow, including people, machines and materials. They know Lean and they know Dynamics.”

Bill Battershell, CFO

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“MCA Connect feels like part of our team. Their consultants are great at what they do, very professional and organized, but also warm and friendly. That personal connection makes a big difference because we work together so closely.”

Codi Nichols, Project Lead


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