This private equity owned chemicals company operates out of six global manufacturing locations including the USA, UK, and India. The company was previously a division of another client of Maine Pointe before being carved out and sold. The new private equity owner is also an advocate of Maine Pointe, having successfully worked with us at another portfolio company.
Management at the new company were not initially considering bringing in external help. However, Maine Pointe’s good standing with the PE firm prompted them to invite us to help establish strong supply chain and operations fundamentals and drive cultural alignment at their manufacturing facilities in the US and UK.
At the beginning of Maine Pointe’s TVO™ analysis, we encountered some reluctance to change. There was a high degree of skepticism about our ability to drive additional value. The two companies were struggling to align their very different cultures and management styles. This lack of integration meant the firm was not able to take full advantage of its global footprint.
Working closely with the client’s team, Maine Pointe implemented our hands-on, Total Value Optimization™ (TVO) approach, supported by leader and organization improvement (LOI) and data analytics expertise, to drive cultural alignment and improvements across the global supply chain and operations by:
Leadership has recognized the value derived from organizational change. As a result, they now plan to roll out the new systems, values and procedures across their worldwide operations. As a trusted partner, Maine Pointe will continue to help build and support their international expansion strategy leveraging our unifying TVO at new acquisitions in France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
Maine Pointe took a hands-on approach to help our client: