Provan invests heavily in expansion production hall and new machinery
Already at the end of last year Provan had concrete plans for there expansion.
To increase production capacity and further optimize their logistic flow, Provan invests heavily in 2016: the production area will increase by as much as 1000 m²- and another 200m² for additional offices and social spaces.
Operations Director Luc Vanhees: as a supplier and partner it is our mission to quickly and efficiently react to the needs of the customer. In order to do so, a state of the art machine park is vital. In addition to the extension, we also invest in a new Fiber laser and a new rolling machine. Both machines and the hall will be fully operational in the second half of 2016.
Provan starts 2nd Division in the Czech Republic with an in house coating line
Starting January, Provan bvba Genk is also operational in the Czech Republic. Herewith, Provan adds an extra production area of 9.500m² and expands their team with 100 qualified fte’s.
Main focus of Provan CZ is the production of repetitive products based on forecasting in consultation with the customer. Next tot he main activities within the metal industry, Provan CZ also has an in house coating line to fully cater to the needs of the customer.
Ceo Peter Tans: thanks to a complete synergy with Provan Belgium we guarantee the Provan quality and service. Provan CZ is capable to produce and deliver high-quality products, tailored to the customer’s requirements and at competitive prices.
PROVAN at QRM congress USA
As a guest speaker at the 14th international QRM congress in Madison - Wisconsin USA, Ben Proesmans, founder and owner of PROVAN, will be sharing his experiences of Quick Response Manufacturing. Business leaders from all over the world will also be sharing their case studies on the implementation of QRM.
Provan declared factory of the future
Provan was voted one of the first four “Factories of the Future” in our country. A distinction awarded by technology federation Agoria and Sirris, for companies that are best prepared for the future, i.e. factories that invest heavily in modernising their machinery, digitisation, staff involvement and ecology. This ranks these companies among the global leaders in their sector.
Some of the most striking results include a significant reduction in lead times, and a tripling of the added value of the production process over the past five years...
Agoria seminar "Profitable Metal Processing enabled by New Technology"
Tuesday, 3 March Agoria organised an event around the question "Can production still be profitable in Belgium?" Provan's Ben Proesmans shared his experience on the seven necessary transformations as a “Factory of the Future”.