Eppendorf Inc.

LOCATION: Enfield, CT

PROJECT: Over several years, projects for eppendorf’s 325,000-SF facility have included the implementation of an MES system, SKU rationalization, inventory control & WMS / process improvement. The most recent project was to improve warehouse material flow and productivity.

All Industrial Design and construction decisions, RFPs, and overall project management were coordinated through Boston Industrial.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Successfully eliminated unsafe areas where forklifts and people worked in the same space.
  • Developed warehouse metrics and KPIs to highlight areas for improvement and track progress towards goals.
  • Specified services, materials and equipment required to implement the transformation.
  • Created quick-pick areas to satisfy fast replenishment of high-velocity Kanban materials.
  • Optimized material flow of good receipt process, inspection and put-away to; mitigating errors and wasted effort.