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    The aim of this site is to share knowledge, resources and experience with others who are keen to increase performance through continuous improvement. At KPS we work with businesses enabling them to grow and improve productivity whilst developing their individuals and teams.

    Our team of highly experienced specialists provide a broad range of Business Development, Marketing and Operational expertise.

  • Online Lean Benchmarking

    Benchmarking orgnanizations in a similar industry or sector, provides a focus for improvement and can give a business that vital competitive edge.

    This web based self assessment tool identifies current strengths and improvement targets across seven Lean competencies.

    The personalised report provides a detailed gap analysis as well as a series of key recommendations and actions required to take your organisation to the next level.

  • Online Sales Benchmarking

    Benchmarking orgnanizations in a similar industry or sector, provides a focus for improvement and can give a business that vital competitive edge.

    This web based self assessment tool identifies current strengths and improvement targets across seven Lean competencies.

    The personalised report provides a detailed gap analysis as well as a series of key recommendations and actions required to take your organisation to the next level.

  • Lean Benchmarking

    Do you need to reduce lead times, increase 'right first time' quality performance or improve productivity and bottom line profits?

    Organisations that develop Lean systems are more competitive and increase their profitability in spite of tough market conditions.

    This on site assessment carried out by a seasoned Lean practitioner benchmarks performance against businesses in a similar industry or sector.

  • Skills Coaching

    How are you developing the potential leaders within your business?

    Skills Coaching enables an organisation to tap into hidden capabilities, motivate key individuals and grow potential leaders.

    Through a series of monthly one to one sessions we work through nine recognised leadership competencies. The coaching sessions are designed to develop the necessary skills required in order to deliver the stated business objectives.

Category Archives: news

It seems to me that here in the UK, public sector organisations are falling over themselves in trying to provide help to small and medium sized businesses. With the plethora of business support programmes, matched funding, grants and interest free loans how should business leaders target their scarce time to review what’s available? Here are my […]

The 2011 Annual Manufacturing Report for the UK has just been published. This latest research report provides an excellent snap shot of industry trends and opinion. Since the economic downturn there has been much greater recognition that Manufacturing is the key driver for ‘the real economy’. Despite this, 63% of respondents to this survey have a […]

The Shape of British Industry

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UK Manufacturing sector poised to fill growth gap – EEF Report British manufacturing is poised to fill the growth gap as the public sector plays a smaller role in the economy. It is well placed to respond to the Prime Minister’s call to ‘create and innovate; invest and grow’ according to a major report and […]

Britains Best Factory Award Winners 2010

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A company that designs and manufactures traffic lights and control systems for highway agencies and local authorities across the world has been named the Toyota Material Handling Factory of the Year for 2010 at the Best Factory Awards (BFAs) run by Cranfield School of Management in partnership with the magazine Works Management(Author: Ken Hurst)   […]

UK Manufacturing is Humming

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Economic Prospects 2010 Download EEF Report The latest official statistics just released for the first 6 months of 2010 show very strong growth – the best since 1994 in fact. Growth of 1.4% in Q1 and 1.6% in Q2 suggests that the recovery in UK manufacturing is now well underway. The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) […]

BBC interview – Manufacturing innovation

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Manufacturing is key to the regions economy Following David Camerons speech about the importance of Manufacturing in the south east, two manufacturers across the region are interviewed by BBC South East and Mark Knowlton of KPS was asked to comment on the importance of innovation within the manufacturing sector.

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