Drawing on extensive experience in the process industries particularly the food and healthcare sectors, we provide a focused client service to arrive at solutions to a variety of key business challenges including:
a "The contribution by Machan Consulting was key to the timely conclusion of this work"
Vice President top 10 global Healthcare Company
b "We retained the services of Machan Consulting Limited in 2008 to review the efficiency and scalability of our production capabilities, these led to very specific recommendations for process improvement. I would be happy to recommend Ian Machan to any organisation that needed a thorough independent review of its production or supply chain management"
CEO UK award winning Company
c "Ian has provided project management, change and technical/process expertise to successfully facilitate the design and implementation of a global end to end product development and delivery process. The appointment of Machan Consulting was fundamental to the project’s success"
Head of Programme and Change Management, Major Global Consumer Healthcare company
d "Ian was prepared to be challenging, good listener and very quick on the uptake. Understands the fundamentals of my business sector. Hardworking with an intensive work rate; as a customer you get a real sense that Ian wants to provide value for money"
Site Team, UK Manufacturing Site
e "Ian's expertise in the pharmaceutical manufacturing and supply chain proved invaluable to us in reviewing a very complex manufacturing process"
Group CEO of a Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 company
There are 9 different types of Manufacturing and Wholesale Dealer's Licenses available to apply for from the MHRA
Since October 2001 there have been 248 Drug alerts issued in the UK
In the first four months of 2011 there have been 36 Medical Device alerts
In 2011, the Manufacturing Division of the FDA issued 18 Warning letters to Companies
In March 2011 the MHRA issued it's 100th traditional Herbal registration
The EMEA received 164 applications for orphan designation in 2009
In 2009/10 the EMEA carried out 175 GMP inspections
The MHRA carried out 658 GMP Inspections, 762 GDP inspections in 2009/10
For devices in 2010, 41.4% of UK Adverse Incident reports triggered a manufacturing investigation under MHRA supervision.
In 2009 there were 461 enterprises in the UK manufacturing Pharmaceuticals
In the UK in 2009 there were...
6287 enterprises manufacturing Food
936 enterprises manufacturing Beverages
The food and drink manufacturing industry is the single largest manufacturing sector in the UK, with a turnover of £76.2bn, with a gross value added of £20.9bn, accounting for 16% of the total manufacturing sector.
£1bn ⇒ 1800
Our sector invests over £1bn in to R&D each year enabling over 1,800 products to be launched in 2011.
The Food industry has increased the productivity of its labour force over the last 10 years by over 50% leaving food and drink workers in the UK 70% more productive than the EU average.
According to the FSA 53% of food businesses visited were fully compliant with food safety management requirements and 86% of food businesses were broadly compliant.
In 2009/10 the FSA issued 186 Hygiene improvement notices, 73 remedial action notices, and 1997 informal written warnings.
The industry employs up to 400,000 workers
From April to September 2011 the FSA issued:
62 Hygiene improvement notices
50 remedial action notices
and 1036 written advisory letters
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Machan Consulting has experience in all of the techniques, but focuses on applying the right ones to match your business need. Don't choose a theory; apply the practices that will work for you.
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