Industry Focus: Automotive and Manufacturing

Key Challenges

Our clients report they face the following challenges:

  • Lower than needed OEE as a result of poor asset availability
  • Higher than planned inventory levels needed to meet customer deliveries resulting from unreliable equipment performance
  • Shorter lead times to satisfy customer demand changes that require asset reliability
  • Expedited delivery / charters to prevent customer interruptions resulting from unplanned equipment downtime
  • Higher than planned unit cost due to unnecessary overtime, freight, etc. due to production equipment failures
  • Reactive maintenance to rush fixing equipment versus planned maintenance to prevent failures
  • Coping with workforce challenges caused by the reduced availability of skilled labor

Automotive and Manufacturing

Here’s how we can help you meet these challenges


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      Why work with Life Cycle Engineering?

      Since 1976 LCE has helped automotive and discrete manufacturing companies effectively manage their asset portfolios while also realizing cost savings from resource prioritization, reduced failure costs and decreased downtime. Our experience in your industry combined with our commitment to help you solve critical business problems can deliver the execution and results you are looking for. To learn more about how we can help you with your specific challenges, please email

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