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TRADITIONAL FACTORY > FACTORY OF THE FUTURE
We help Manufacturing Industry SME's prepare for DIGITAL CHANGE, One Quick Win at a Time…
OPTIMISE YOUR CUSTOMER JOURNEY
We simplify and streamline your Customer Journey to drive sales
DIGITALISE YOUR OPERATIONS
We strip out Time and Cost from your full end to end process to drive efficiency
MAXIMISE YOUR RESULTS
We ensure you keep ahead of the game in an increasingly Digital World…

At HanaTech we specialise in Digital Process Improvement in the West Midlands and beyond –

Supporting SME’s in the local UK Manufacturing Industry to be successful in an increasingly Digital World…

Across essential manufacturing business sectors providing our independent technical support

From metals to plastics, wood to building materials, FMCG (fast moving consumer goods), food & drink to paper & packaging, we help manufacturers across many disciplines

From bespoke fabrication & assembly to repairs & maintenance, installation & servicing to construction, we help engineering companies across many disciplines

From MRO (maintenance, repair & operations) supplies to retail & consumer goods, builders merchants to fresh produce, fulfilment centres to regional distribution hubs, we help distribution, warehouse, storage & logistics companies across many disciplines

More

than your traditional business consultant.

We can help you with your Digital Transformation journey towards Industry 4.0 and Factory of the Future – One Quick Win at a Time…

time and cost

Saving TIME and COST

Process Improvement involves stripping out TIME and COST from your business and maximising value add. DIGITAL Process Improvement is about using technology as the enabler to make this happen, using a 'One Quick win at a Time' approach

paper - digital

From simple projects - turning paper processes to digital and automating manual process steps, to larger system implementation or integration projects; our flexible approach to tailor BESPOKE solutions and change management support means that no project is too big or too small

Manufacturing

Expertise spanning +15 years

With a blend of Manufacturing Engineering, Lean Continuous Improvement, and Digital Transformation experience, HanaTech will provide you a fresh INDEPENDENT look at your current end to end process, recommending practical affordable areas for DIGITAL quick wins to improve efficiency and customer satisfaction

Digital Process Improvement in the West Midlands

Transform and Innovate

Together, lets TRANSFORM your business through Digital Change and Process Improvement; to ensure you stay ahead of your competition to survive and thrive in an increasingly Digital World!

Typical pain points within the Traditional Factory end to end process:

Enquiry

Most enquiries received via phone or email, minimal enquiries received from new Customers from website. Difficult to track number of Quotes in progress or Quote turnaround times.

Enquiry & Quote

Order

Difficult to measure Quote to Order conversion, Order input often manual rework

Order

Manufacturing

Stand alone production system, difficult to track work in progress and machine performance, time lag in monitoring stock levels, reactive maintenance system

Production, Maintenance & Warehouse Management

Despatch

Third party despatch, no transparency of goods tracking

Despatch

After Service

Manual Customer Service processes, no transparency of Order status for Customer

After Service

Invoice and Payment

Manual processing of invoices and invoice queries, pressure builds up around month end.

Cash often held up in Order to Cash process

Invoice & Payment

Enquiry & Quote

Order

Production, Maintenance & Warehouse Management

Despatch

After Service

Invoice & Payment

Typical business owner concerns in an increasingly Digital World...

Customer retention with outdated trading methods​

Dennis is frustrated by the loss of a major client, placing his traditional business in danger. It's becoming more difficult for Dennis to compete with his competitors, who are introducing the latest mobile technology.

Staff retention in an outdated workplace​

Melissa receives a frustrated message from her Dad, when his star apprentice decides to leave due to the outdated technology and lack of innovation in his business. Who will be next to go if things don’t change?

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So what's your Industry 4.0 Roadmap?

We support businesses to create a smart plan of digital quick win opportunities; saving TIME, COST and driving SALES. The first step in working together is to arrange your Digital Baseline Review where we identify opportunities for quick win improvements.

DIGITAL BASELINE REVIEW

Our industry respected Digital Baseline Review is the perfect place to start your journey, to establish your baseline position on the Digital Scale. HanaTech is working with several Manufacturing associations and their members, to collate some invaluable benchmark data to build a picture of the industry average.
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The review covers 4 Key areas:

customer centricHow easy is it for your Customers to trade with you? Customer expectations continue to evolve towards REAL TIME responses and they expect great experiences, transparency of information and service personalisation. We help companies to simplify and streamline their Customer Journey, which offers a more user-friendly experience. We make sure you can retain existing customers AND make new ones, which is key to keeping up with the competition.

Underneath your Customer Journey there must be robust and efficient operational processes. Through expertise in Lean Continuous Improvement, we help companies to maximise productivity and reduce non value add. From order processing, production planning, raw materials handling, machine efficiency, finished stock, despatch to back office processes, we have a suite of simple and affordable bespoke tech solutions that will TRANSFORM your processes.

YOU CAN’T MANAGE WHAT YOU CAN’T MEASURE – Using Digital Process Improvement we provide companies with access to powerful REAL TIME data, KPIs and insight, to enable them to take proactive control of their costs and performance. We help companies to better utilise internal and external data sources, through system integration methods, digital dashboard displays with automated notifications, triggers and alerts. We improve manual data collection methods, and recommend DIGITAL quick wins such as the use of sensors.

In a continually increasing Digital World, in order to stay ahead of the competition companies must strive to AUTOMATE and INNOVATE, using where possible the latest Technology. We help you define a clear company vision and strategy for Industry 4.0 in the form of a Digital Transformation ROADMAP, and provide Change Management support to help create a company culture and workforce that is engaged, trained, and committed to moving from Traditional Factory towards Factory of the Future, one quick win at a time…

Our values are based on respect and trust

Adam Calloway
Adam CallowayMD at Alpha Finishing
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“Working with HanaTech has enabled us to question and change inefficient practices, those methods done the same way because they have always been done that way, into opportunities for greater efficiency, less duplication, which will repeat time and again on our bottom-line.”​
Ian Preston
Ian PrestonSales Skills Trainer & Keynote Speaker
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"I have had the pleasure of meeting and chatting with Hana several times. She is one clever, switched on and motivated individual. Manufacturing processes are going to HAVE to change as we come out of lockdown. Instead of sitting and scratching your head why not get in touch with Hana first. Doesn't cost anything to talk!"
Sean Baker
Sean BakerGlobal Engagement Director at itelligence
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“Hana led the successful transition of IESA to S/4HANA in 5 months, her drive, focus, commitment to total quality were critical to the success – the appropriate blend of being very demanding but fair. The project teams success has been recognised in the industry and the personal commitment that Hana demonstrated was 1st class leadership. She has subsequently led innovative approaches to Agile delivery on a SAP platform – not a trivial task. It was a pleasure to be part of a successful team under her dedicated and committed leadership”
John Robson
John RobsonCTO
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“Hana has the ability to analyse complex issues, use continuous improvement / software development skills to lock down onto a solution and then deliver – and do that over and over again. Her experience of operational environments blended with process re-engineering and technology ensure she can get her arms around large daunting requirements and external suppliers to keep the most challenging projects on track. Great to work with as well”

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At HanaTech we specialise in Digital Process Improvement in the West Midlands and beyond. We support local business within UK Manufacturing to become more successful at competing and surviving in a Digital World, transforming Traditional Factories towards Factories of the Future, One Quick Win at a Time…

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