Case Studies

Manufacturing Case Studies

See firsthand examples of how WMEP’s consulting has helped organizations throughout Wisconsin.

Quick Changeover Reduces Inventory, Lead Times and Cycle Times While Improving Machine Uptime and Quality for Charter Automotive

Operational Excellence, TPI (Transformational Productivity Initiative)

COMPANY PROFILE Charter Automotive is a world class Tier 1 and Tier 2 supplier of engineered components for the automotive industry. The company has its headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with worldwide manufacturing, commercial, technical, and distribution facilities to support Original…

WMEP assists Sub-Zero to create a sustainable method to train operations leaders

Operational Excellence, Talent & Culture

Company Profile Launched in 1945, Sub-Zero Freezer Co. introduced the first system for preserving food at ultra-low temperatures. The company quickly established a reputation for quality and innovation. The third-generation, family-owned business, which operates as Sub-Zero Group Inc. based in Madison, Wisconsin,…

Successfully Achieving AS9100, WPC Technologies Meets Customer Expectations

Certification & Standards

Company Profile WPC Technologies is the leading American-owned manufacturer and developer of corrosion-inhibiting pigments and stain inhibitors, including strontium chromate. Since 1975, WPC (formerly Wayne Pigments) has provided the world’s paint and coatings industry with quality products for customers across…

Dielectric Manufacturing uses Value Stream Mapping to reduce lead times

Operational Excellence

The late Ray Esser, founder of Dielectric Manufacturing Company Profile: Founded in 1966, Dielectric Manufacturing fabricates plastic and metal parts for a wide variety of uses and industries.  The company manufactures out of three facilities, the headquarters located in metro Milwaukee, the…

Dillman Equipment Makes Sustainable Culture Change


Dillman Equipment of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, and its 150 employees supply the asphalt industry with a complete line of asphalt plant equipment including asphalt storage silos, counterflow drum plants, coldfeed systems, recycle systems, baghouses, dust silos, air pollution control systems,…

WEM Automation on the Forefront of Operations Technology Cybersecurity


COMPANY PROFILE: Founded in 1955, WEM Automation is a leading supplier of process control systems for the feed and grain, fertilizer, aggregate, concrete, asphalt, pet food, wood processing and other industries. The privately held company is located in New Berlin, Wisconsin. SITUATION:…

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