* Continuous productivity improvement in the industrial operations. * Lean Manufacturing and Operational Excellence: Training and Implementation. * Injection Molding troubleshooting methods in the Plastic Industry. * Injection molds tools projects follow-up. * Injection molds tools trials follow-up and reporting. * Liaison services.
“The perfect Symbiosis”
Eng.º Carlos Mano
Founding member of Symbioplas, Ltd.,has a 24 year experience of automotive parts suppliers companies. Always in leadership positions and in companies with product development, industrialization, production of plastic parts and subsequent assembly. Has a degree in Polymer Engineering by Minho University. Postgraduate in Renewable Energies by the Setúbal Polytechnic Institute. Specialisation in Business Management by the Lisbon School of Economics & Management (ISEG). Holder of the Teacher/Trainer Pedagogic Competency Certificate (CCP) issued by the IEFP. Permanent member of the Portuguese Engineers Order (www.ordemengenheiros.pt). PhD Student in Industrial Engineering at Faculty of Sciences and Technology of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (www.fct.unl.pt/en).
- Industrial Productivity analysis and improvement methods competencies.
- Deep knowledge of Plastic Injection Process.
- Deep knowledge of machinery, auxiliary equipment and automation in the Plastics Production and assembly operation area.
- Implementation of tools and methods in the Operational Excellence scope (Lean Management, continuous improvement, visual management…).
- Maintenance of industrial infrastructures and equipment.
- Production Operations Management.
- Energy Management.
- Training and practical implementation on the ground.
TOTAL LIST OF SPECIALIZED SERVICES
- Outsourcing Services.
- Servitization of industrial services.
- Operational Excellence (world class best pratices).
- Lean Management, Lean Manufacturing (SMED, 5S, VSM, TQM, TPM, OEE ).
- Layouts simulation and studies (VSM, virtual simulation).
- Operations OEE Improvements (Overall Equipment Effectiveness).
- Injection molding operations management.
- Problem solving methods in the Plastics Industry.
- Engineering Services in the Plastics Industry.
- Plastics Injection Operations Optimization.
- Injection Process parameters optimization.
- Engineering Services in the area of Plastics Injection Molds Industry.
- Follow-up of mold/material tests on behalf of Molds Client.
- Industrialization support of the Injection process and subsequent operations, in the Project phase definition.
- Robot grippers, eoat, for injection molding automation.
- Training in the Plastic Injection Process.
- Training in Scientific Molding methodologies.
- Standards definition (Technical, Quality, Layouts, Logistics, Ergonomics, ..).
- Energy Consumption reduction analysis.
- Analysis and studies of industrial capacity (machine load).
- Engineering Industrial Services.
- Industrial automation.
- Maintenance improvements and management.
- Marketing, sales and representation of industrial equipment’s and supplies for Industry and Plastics Industry.
Representation and technical assistance in Portugal of equipments for plastics INJECTION and EXTRUSION.
Front End Components (Screw Tips, Shut-off Valves, Nozzles and Flanges)