Removing Risk From Your Business

Removing risk from your business is a key consideration if you are involved in building, construction, manufacturing, and mining applications. Partnering with a supplier who can add reliability with a certified quality management system will help remove this risk and build stability into your operations. We reduce risk through ourAS/NZS ISO 9001 quality management system accreditation […]

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A Common Challenge Identified

Recent SER® consultations have uncovered a “common challenge” in many manufacturing and fabrication businesses. This challenge involves the use of problematic and under performing operational equipment. Due to high levels of break-downs and maintenance time, our customers’ machines are not able to run at an efficient rate (sometimes they never have since their installation) and a […]

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Australian Manufacturing Is Rebounding

Australia’s manufacturing market has survived a difficult period, in the face of daunting domestic and global challenges. Other markets such as resource extraction, mining, and building construction have captured considerable attention from the media and policy-makers lately. In contrast, manufacturing attracts relatively little attention or negative press of job losses, factory closures, and redundancies. Australians would be forgiven for […]

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Rondo Building Services SER®

Steel Efficiency Review® Proves Bigger Is Better The longstanding and strong business relationship between BlueScope Sheet Metal Supplies and industry-leading Australian wall and ceiling systems manufacturer Rondo Building Services has always been a mutually productive one. Now, following a Steel Efficiency Review® which resulted in optimised coil sizes and greater efficiencies, it has proved even […]

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A boost to Infrastructure

The Federal Budget’s allocation of $75 billion towards construction and infrastructure has been welcomed by many Australian builders, developers, and construction companies. With the aim to improve connectivity, productivity and liveability throughout Australia’s cities and regional areas, the Australian Government is delivering a commitment of $75 billion in infrastructure funding and financing from 2017–18 to […]

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Improving Manufacturing Flow

After 1,000+ Steel Efficiency Review® consultations we have found Manufacturing Flow to be the most important part of process efficiency. It is pointless to improve efficiency on one manufacturing process when the next process is full or you have to wait for the preceding process. The first step, after ensuring that all processes are standardised, would be to […]

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With A Fresh Set Of Eyes

A commonly heard term within Steel Efficiency Review® consultations is “with a fresh set of eyes”. This is referring to the introduction of people to an area or process in which they are not familiar. By doing this, the people are not biased toward one method or another and by looking and taking in what they […]

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