Completed Projects

clearPerformance has a record of success in completing projects that prove our differentiation:

Adding value
Sustainable improvement
Measurable results
Knowledge transfer

Job Change Improvement

clearPerformance has led Job Change improvement programs in three European factories

Each program focused on

  • pre planning and organization
  • job change execution
  • ramp up improvement
  • developing local skills
  • 17 SOP’s introduced

Each factory made between 10 and 20 improvements to their job change process, with further changes planned to follow

theResult

  • 15% to 20% reduction in job change times
  • First day Pack to Melt efficiency up 3%-5%
  • Mould damage reduced by up to 30%.
Mould Operations

The clearPerformance team have success in developing Mould Repair operations.

The major opportunities that are commonly found are:

  • Improved shop layout that lifts productivity
  • Poor inspection means up to 25% errors on critical dimensions in both new and used moulds
  • Improving mould life
  • Reducing mould costs by smaller set sizes, material specification and standardization.

theResult

Reduced mould spend of 10 – 20%, improved labour efficiency and a reduction of mould related glass defects.

Plant Reviews

clearPerformance has carried out Productivity and Performance reviews in 10 factories across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

In each case the activity has generated 30-40 recommended actions for each factory , measurable opportunities for productivity improvements and cost savings ranging in each factory ranging from $2 million to $500k.

theResult

Measurable improvements and concrete recommendations.

NNPB start up

Two clearPerformance experts provided valuable support to a customer running 33cl beer bottles NNPB on a Triple Gob machine.

A previous run of a similar bottle on the same machine achieved 70% PTM.

clearPerformance deployed a Design Engineer and Machine and Forming Engineer to the client’s factory for 5 days.

The focus of the corrective action and expert advice covered

  1. Parison Design
  2. Mould repair techniques and procedure
  3. Glass conditioning
  4. Machine set up

theResult

Machine packing 85% on day 5.

Job Change Improvement

Mould Operations

Plant Reviews

NNPB start up

Investor Due Diligence

Bottle Design

Bottle Design

clearPerformance has expert creative bottle designers who have worked with a beer producer in Africa to develop a proprietary design for launch into a market currently dominated by standard returnable designs.


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Performance created a library of alternative bottle shapes and working with the client’s  marketing department developed a new design that best represented and supported the brand.

From the concept and using our glass manufacturing experience clearPerformance created a bottle design, bottle drawings and colour rendition of the bottle with labels and crown finish.

theResult

A new proprietary bottle to support the client’s brand and full container drawings.

Investor Due Diligence

clearPerformance assisted a financed investor to assess an acquisition opportunity .

The scope covered BUSINESS and TECHNICAL advice.

The Business Report provided valuable information on:

  • Key drivers in the glass business
  • An assessment of cost structures and recommendations for the future
  • Optimising sales and production planning, including mix management.

The Technical Report focused on:

  • An assessment if the existing plant and recommended improvements.
  • Evaluation of planned investment including the technical specifications, manning levels and project management.
  • Identification of specific risks facing the investor in the future operations.
  • An evaluation of management and recommendations on organisation, roles and responsibilities.
theResult

The investor was able to put clear performance indicators into the sale agreement, negotiate improved terms based on due diligence findings and set targets for post acquisition performance.

Examples of the style and quality of renderings produced by our design team