Piikkiö Works

Supported by Carinafour since 2012

  • 6 times improvement in lead time and 30% productivity increase in two years (2014-2016)
  • Cellular manufacturing lines of staterooms were changed to takt-based production
  • We operate all the prefabrications for the main assembly line
  • We have digital-based reporting measures for performance, disruptions, and we bring transparency to development needs.
  • We measure constantly assembler satisfaction, i.e., how pre-requisites for assemblers’ work are fulfilled.

MAC / Turku HVAC

Carinafour has been in charge of the material management and modular HVAC room production since 2017.

  • Assembly work productivity has increased by 32,5% (08/2020)
  • All thin steel ducts for Meyer Turku’s HVAC rooms are delivered through Carinafour’s logistics center
  • From the logistics center, material packages are directed on daily basis to right place on the right time with the help of CALS system and QR coding.
  • Daily management methods are used to solve occurred problems, track root causes and carry out necessary corrective actions. Constant productivity improvements are followed with set metrics.

Fira Modules 2.0

  • Carinafour has contract manufacturing alliance with Fira Modules regarding bathroom module production
  • Fira Modules is in charge of the product specification, product development and sales. Carinafour is responsible for operations through the whole supply chain (procurement, purchases, logistics, production, and product delivery).
  • Supply chain is managed from the beginning to the end with CALS system. Production is based on takt-time production.
  • 450 bathroom modules has been produced in 2020 and the target for 2021 is 650 bathroom modules


Fira’s Agile pipe renovations

Material availability was improved by 98% just in 22 weeks

  • With help of CALS system, Carinafour delivers site-specific material packages to the assemblers at the right time and place
  • Construction sites are digitally managed and situation awareness is available in CALS
  • Fira pipe renovations are the first building project in Finland where site-specific bills of materials have been created (including product names, material codes and amounts)
  • Fira pipe renovations can be completed in six weeks in block houses. Lead time is shortened constantly.

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