Manufacturing Consulting

With more than 60 years of combined manufacturing experience between our company co-founders, manufacturing consultants Bryan Geary and Carl Sorrell are well prepared to offer manufacturing and general business consulting to benefit your business.

Our Manufacturing Consulting Expertise

  • General business consulting
  • Manufacturing plant consulting
  • Manufacturing start-ups
  • Manufacturing management and leadership consulting
  • Industry specific consulting, including ceramic manufacturing

General Business Expertise

  • Leadership training for plant managers and front line supervisors
  • Team building
  • Manufacturing plant culture
  • Process flow
  • Problem solving / troubleshooting
  • Process improvement
  • Productivity gains
  • Personnel evaluation
  • Engineering
  • Automation

Manufacturing Startup Support

Startups are perhaps the most critical phase of a capital addition requiring careful planning, direction, staffing, and execution. A poor start-up means a high cash burn rate with either off-spec and/or reduced product output.

OPF Enterprises has the experience and expertise required for an efficient start-up. We have designed, built, and started multiple manufacturing plants as well as integrated expansions into existing plants.

Whether your project is a small addition or an entire plant, OPF can help your start-up reach its maximum potential quickly. We naturally tailor our programs to your needs:

  • Layouts and utilities integrations
  • Planning, timeline, and schedule development
  • Vendor interface and negotiation
  • Engineering support
  • Staffing support and training
  • Project supervision

Specific Areas of Focus for Manufacturing Plant Needs

  • Furnace / heat treatment / drier optimization
  • Bulk solids processing
  • Lab design / testing needs / equipment needs
  • Vendor selection
  • Equipment testing / selections
  • Material grinding needs including ultrafine abrasives
  • Plant budgeting
  • Plant cap-ex structure and tracking
  • Six Sigma utilization
  • Unit cost improvements
  • Manufacturing site selection

If your company could use the perspective of experienced manufacturing consultants, contact OPF Enterprises.