The phrase ‘tool transfer’ refers to a situation when a customer has one or more tools producing components for them and, if they are not tied to manufacturing agreements or coming up to a major tender as part of an agreement, they choose to transfer these tools to their chosen manufacturing partner. There are a variety of reasons for tool transfers, including having a number of tools divided across many suppliers and looking to rationalise the supply chain for the benefits below. The principal benefits of tool transfers to Kavia Moulded Products are cost savings and price stability. Other benefits include: • Security of supply from a stable and established partner • Simplifying the supply chain • Reduced carbon footprint • Reduced supplier management overhead • Higher quality and delivery performance • More flexible manufacturing solutions • Extended services all under one roof
- An innovative supplier
- Benefits for new project business, including capital savings, speed to market and a right first time approach
- Additional added value services
Dynamic customers require dynamic suppliers if they are to remain price competitive and ensure their products are better than their competition’s. The extended services of Kavia Moulded Products can offer innovation and benefits to new projects. Customers will also be able to rationalise the supply of high quality components for the mutual benefit of both businesses. Our tool transfer customers move to us for cost savings on current production; many then progress to savings on new projects.
- Kavia can offer UK tool making, injection moulding, pad printing and sub-assembly services to reduce manufacturing time and capital while accelerating your return on investment. We have a proven track record in tool transfers and a very high customer retention rate as testament.