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Development of new production line plummets lead time

Customer: Flowserve Naval

Challenge: New capacity was needed to ensure market position. Why not move the production to a low cost country?

Solution: VTT and Flowserve Naval designed a new production line which streamlined the production model and was based on full automation.


Key benefits:

  • Lead time plummeting from 6.7 days to 2.2 hours
  • Only 1 shift needed instead of earlier 2.5 shifts
  • Automation removes the impact of wages
  • Keeping location in Finland is good concerning the main market and utilization of local know-how



Additional information

Paavo Voho
Key Account Manager
+358 40 501 5096

Additional information

Paavo Voho
Key Account Manager
+358 40 501 5096