Steel Company

Project Profile

Company

MLP Steel Corporation

Location

Scottdale, PA

Business

Manufacturing of Roll Steel Products

Period

June 2014 – Feb 2015

Description

MLP Steel is a growing rolled steel manufacturer which needed to streamline business processes and improve efficiencies across the business to meet this growth while maintaining it’s customer service focus and profitability.

Role of AGR, LLC

  • AGR leveraging the current legacy ERP package, Epicor, implemented a combination of process improvements and Epicor functionality to streamline and improve business processes. Areas of improvement included:
  • Inbound receiving of raw material
  • Tracking of Work in Process
  • Completion of Finished Goods
  • Shipping of Finished Goods
  • Inventory Management.
  • AGR setup and implemented Lot traceability throughout the manufacturing process and the ability to scan materials for all movement improving data accuracy and significantly improving inventory accuracy.
  • Automation implemented with RF devises and barcode enabled material handling has allowed MLP to increase throughput with minimal increase in it’s labor force.