Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco Bit Plant Time Improvement

Problem Statement

The current tooling, inserts, holding capability and programs on the CNC’s do not reflect a cutting edge in the marketplace for the newly acquired products from manufacturing plant.


Reduction of machining process cycle-time by 25% in a 6-month period ending in October 2016.


By using Lean Productivity tools, Ed was able to improve in cycle time by 51% and save a totally of $243,600 annually.

“We are very proud to partner with PACE, who has provided us with the structure and methods to stay ahead of the competition and keep delivering excellent value to our customers.”

— Ed Lusk, Atlas Copco