13From Belgium: Metalworking Subcontractor Reduces Lead Times by 85% Using QRM and POLCA

Guest authors: Pascal Pollet and Ben Proesmans

Provan was founded in 1998 by two young entrepreneurs, Ben Proesmans and Luc Vanhees, with the dream of establishing a thriving metalworking subcontractor. Thanks to the right technology and the necessary know-how, Provan has emerged as a trend-setting metalworking subcontractor and supplier of metal products. Provan offers its customers a total solution for welded structures, laser and sheet-metal work, profile machining, and assembly. The company now employs around 80 employees and serves a variety of industries including medical, automotive, agriculture, heating, and machinery.

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