Entries by Kaye Collins

Caledonian Plywood -Testimonial.

Productivity improvement = 21% increase across 10 months of projects. Profitability on new orders made possible through the efficiency or capacity/throughput gains = £184,000   “Previously, Caledonian Plywood adopted a very reactive approach to manufacturing.  This Project changed the mindsets of our Manufacturing Managers. Although their desire to “improve things” was never in doubt, they lacked […]

Increased footfall and overall sales – The Frame House Testimonial.

We have been working with Kaye Collins of Improvement Architecture for several months now and she has been invaluable to our company, The Frame House. The marketing and social media strategies she has given us have been meticulously and intelligently thought out, easy to implement and have increased both our footfall and overall sales. She […]

Petronieos Case Study for Oil and Gas

The Company   Petroineos based in Grangemouth and Finnart is the home to Scotland’s only oil crude refinery, and supplies refined products to Scotland, Northern Ireland and the North of England. Key product outputs are Diesel and Petrol, although there are a number of other by-products manufactured. The company employs circa 600 people and also […]

A warm welcome to David Land, Commercial Director.

  Improvement Architecture are pleased to announce the next stage of the companies development, we are delighted to welcome David Land to the team as Commercial Director. The business was established just over 5 years ago by the founder and MD, Graham Sleep, initially set up to support the development, delivery and growth in Scotland through the Scottish […]

34% Reduction in Manufacturing Costs– Mainetti Ltd. 

The Company    The Mainetti Group is the largest manufacturer and supplier of hangers in the world. Mainetti was established in 1961 in Italy and now operates in over 40 different countries, employing over 4,000 people worldwide.  Mainetti lists a number of blue-chip high-street customers, however, has been seen to have slowed down due to the economic recession by approx 20%.  Even with this, the local management team are […]

Lean Strategy -Gates Power Transmissions Case Study

My name is Nicky Gordon and I am a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with eight years of business improvement experience across the manufacturing and financial sectors.  I am currently employed as the Continuous Improvement Coordinator for Gates Power Transmissions at our facility in south-west Scotland.  Albeit Gates Dumfries have lived and breathed continuous improvement […]

Charity Growth and Leadership Coaching Announcement.

Improvement Architecture Ltd. is delighted to announce they are working with the London-based charity The Bright ideas Trust in order to develop a strategic growth plan for the charity.  This will be executed in the North-East over the coming months and has been supported by the Esmee Fairbairn Trust to allow this private-charity partnership to […]

The Key -Leadership Coaching

Graham has been an amazing coach and mentor. Graham’s honest, refreshing and liberating approach has helped me to understand not only how I can become a better social leader, but a better person, providing me with his knowledge, expertise, and tools to help me to think outside the box when approaching both professional and personal […]