Interim Plant Management

ROBERTO BOEKER

Managing Partner

Contact Details
Tel: +1 248 9625086
r.boeker@alumag.com

Temporally substitution of Production Manager position to produce aluminum components and reporting to CEO in Europe

TASK INCLUDE:

  • Production planning: considering machine capacities, people skills and raw material sources base on production targets and sales forecast
  • Production control: successful implementation of production planning. It aims at completing production well in time and with lesser costs. A proper system of production control ensures continuous production, lesser work-in-progress, and minimization of waste
  • Automotive management standards: PPAP´s, SMED´s, Run and Rates for different new models 
  • Quality control: coordinate with production and quality people to get required quality of the product. Controlling the negative variables which affect the ultimate quality of a product.
  • Method analysis: determinate alternative methods for manufacturing the products based on methods to be economical looking for minimizing the cost of production and improving productivity.
  • Inventory control: keep proper control over the inventory. Determinate economic order size, maximum, minimum, average, and prevent danger levels of materials so that problems of overstocking and understocking do not arise,
  • Plant layout: review proper arrangement for lay out changes according with new machines reception for new models considering; men, money, materials, and methods of production inside the factory. It was concerned with maximum and effective utilization of available resources at minimum operating costs.
  • Work measurement: follow up of production indicators and establishment of new ones per machine, operator and model, for productivity, metal recovery and cost to achieve objectives, and solve with the people any variation about it to get performance requested.
  • Other functions: coordination with Human Resources, Quality, Engineering, Administration as Safety Program, People Evaluations, training programs, personal rotation, meetings with customers

M&A Targets Report – Hollow Cast Foundry

Jost GAERTNER

Managing Partner

Contact Details
Tel: +49 172 6000569
j.gaertner@alumag.com

Ying ZHOU

Lead Of Japan & China Projects

Contact Details
Tel: +49 172 6415876
y.zhou@alumag.com

SNAP SHOT SCOPE & EXAMPLE EXTRACTION:

Client intends to make a strategic investment in an on the technological basis leading small or middle sized company with its own melting operation in-house, with the potential to grow and to globalize, regardless which aluminum cast process is used by the company, except sand casting. Nevertheless hollow casting is preferred by the client.

Forging is an alternative, but not extrusions. The client could also great with an acquired technology hub a global acting light weighting group with a minority stake and/or with a second investor. The first M&A target could be localized in any region of the world. The max revenue of app should be 1,000Mill USD. 

ALUMAG® provided the client a report to introduce 14 M&A target companies in compliance with the above listed conditions. For each target the following information will has been be researched:

  • Estimated Enterprise Value [calculated based on its EBIT or EBITDA multiple],
  • Ownership & dept structure;
  • Capex,
  • Growth,
  • Sustaining, ….

Light Metal Foundry / Forging / Die Maker Database

BENEFITS:
The database is an excellent tool for:

  • Supplier localization
  • Customer localization
  • Competitor analysis
  • Search for M&A targets

INTRODUCTION:
ALUMAG® as a provider of automotive forecasting, studies, research, and databases offers a new tool that provides market intelligence on aluminum and magnesium casting, forging and tool / die maker [following named companies] from all over the world.

Jost GAERTNER

Managing Partner

Contact Details
Tel: +49 172 6000569
j.gaertner@alumag.com

Ying ZHOU

Lead Of Japan & China Projects

Contact Details
Tel: +49 172 6415876
y.zhou@alumag.com

GLOBAL COMPANY DATABASE CONTENT – STANDARD VERSION
DATA PER FACILITY / FOUNDRIES & FORGER:

  • Full address with allocated filter for region, country and states
  • Kind of location / Year of founding
  • Share of cast aluminum and magnesium [rough indication]
  • Clamping force range [HPDC]
  • Number of casting / forging cells [mainly HPDC]
  • Number of casting cells by size [HPDC & not possible for all plants]
  • In-house cast processes [SC, GDC, LPDC, CPC, HPDC, HOLLOW SECTION etc.]
  • Pre & post cast processes [In-house engineering, tool shop [build or repair], assembly]
  • Industries served [Military, Energy, Marine, Aeronautics, Automotive, Medical, General Engineering]
  • Automotive applications groups served [ICE Powertrain, EV Powertrain, BIW…]
  • Reference customers
  • Certifications [ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & IATF16949]

Please note: The database fulfillment rate for the standard version database is as described below [Content is continuously being updated with increasing fulfillment rate]. When ordering a premium version fulfillment rate target is always 100% for standard as well as add-ons criteria.

GLOBAL COMPANY DATABASE CONTENT – PREMIUM VERSION / ADD ONS
DATA PER FACILITY / FOUNDRIES & FORGER:

  • Extended Process Package: Additional & customized pre & post cast processes such as heat treatment, leak test, impregnation….
  • Product Package: Detailed automotive applications served [EV battery trays, subframes, knuckles, suspension domes….]
  • M&A Package: Customized key figures [Number of employees, revenue [USD], capacity by units and/or tons, CAPEX, debt structure….

Please note: The database fulfillment rate for the standard version database is as described below [Content is continuously being updated with increasing fulfillment rate]. When ordering a premium version fulfillment rate target is always 100% for standard as well as add-ons criteria.

GLOBAL COMPANY DATABASE CONTENT – AVAILABLE VIEWS
[Content depending on database version [Standard vs Premium]]

  • Facility List: 1200+ facilities incl. the above mentioned criteria by plant.  [Standard Version Content]
  • Group Summary: 610+ group figures are summarized and calculated automatically based on the facility inputs for the 1200+ facilities. Information available are:
    • Group key figures [revenue, employees and capacity]
    • Group number of foundries by region [N. America, S. America, Europe, Asia, China]
    • Group casting processes [SC, GDC, LPDC, CPC, HPDC, HOLLOW SECTION etc.]
    • Group clamping force range & number of cells [HPDC]
    • Group pre & post cast processes [In-house engineering, tool shop [Build or repair], assembly, CNC]
    • Automotive applications groups served [ICE powertrain, EV powertrain, BIW, suspension, steering, interior]
    • Factsheet: An overview of each inserted group showing all information available [Only available for premium package]

GLOBAL COMPANY DATABASE – DATABASE FULFILLMENT RATE
At this stage the foundry / forging database include 1200+ AL and/or MG facilities which equals 610+ foundry / forging groups. The database is continuously being updated and expanded to include further facilities / companies and to increase the data fulfillment rate of the existing facilities. At present the fulfillment rate for the inserted 1200+ facilities can be described as follows:

Low content [0-30%]: 191+ facilities [16%]
Moderate content [30 – 70%]: 388+ facilities [32%]
High content [70 – 100%]: 621+ facilities [52%]

CUSTOMIZATION ON REQUEST POSSIBLE
ALUMAG® Global Company Database can be acquired as a “Standard Version” product without any further customization or it can be altered and/or expanded to fit any specific requirements set for M&A target localization, supplier localization or competitor analysis. On request ALUMAG® will complete the insertion of data for any existing or new requested database criteria [100% fulfillment rate].

With our extensive global network and comprehensive industry knowledge and knowhow ALUMAG® is highly qualified to support global companies on cross border Mergers and Acquisitions. Depending on your inhouse resources and industry knowledge ALUMAG® is a qualified partner for any M&A localization projects or as a provider of market intelligence on which you could execute your own inhouse M&A analysis.

GLOBAL COMPANY DATABASE – PRICING & CONCEPT

[XX] = Number of sites inserted in the database for specific region/process
Sites = Facilities / plants
Rest Of World = S. America, Africa, Other Europe

CASE SAMPLES & PRICING:

KEY FACTS:

  • Company database listing actual 1200+ facilities
  • Format: Excel data sheet with multiple filtering options
  • Multiple locations listed for each group
  • Further customization of the database is possible on request

DATABASE REFERENCES:

  • AAM
  • BOCAR
  • DGS
  • ESI
  • FAGOR
  • FILL
  • HANDTMANN
  • ITOCHU
  • KSM CASTINGS
  • NIKKEI
  • SCHAUFLER
  • SHILOH
  • ZF