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A unique approach to rapid business transformation

We have carried out over twenty-five TBD assignments in the last eight years across a range of different industries including general manufacturing, plastic injection moulding, boat building, steel fabrication, oil field services, joinery, cabinet making, printing and finishing, precision engineering, complementary medicine and mental health care. The methods are such that we always get consistent results in business improvements dramatically improving productivity and performance.

Click on the tabs to read case studies of some of our work.

Consistent success in over 50 rapid business transformation assignments

We have facilitated over 50 TBD assignments in the last fifteen years across a range of different industries. 

Client sectors: General manufacturing, plastic injection moulding, boat building, steel fabrication, oil field services, joinery, cabinet making, printing and finishing, precision engineering, complementary medicine, shop fitting, accountancy, domestic laundry services, mental health care and internet marketing. The TBD business operating system always achieves consistent results whatever the sector you are in.

Click on the tabs or the links below to read case studies of some of our work:

SPS TBD rapid business transformation case study

Retail point-of-sale manufacturing company with £13 million sales turnover saves £1.80 million with a TBD rapid business transformation programme.


saw cutting equTooling company saves £328,000 Importer and manufacturer of diamond cutting tools with £1.75 million turnover and average net profit of £2,000 pa. Over six weeks, A TBD transformation programme helped the senior team to plan a net profit of £328,000 p.a. 

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Plastics factory saves £200,000  Pressure on prices, rising material costs, increasing energy costs and stagnant sales were reducing profits at this high tech, family owned, plastics injection moulding factory.

TBD was deployed to save £258,000 p.a. and implement a delicate transition in senior management.


yellow siloManufacturer improves capacity by 50% A TBD rapid transformation programme was carried out at a concrete batching plant manufacturer that was losing £200,000 per year. Sales in recent years had dropped significantly under second-generation management from £6 million p.a. to £2.9 million per year. The TBD programme planned changes to the work order processing system and production control valued at £352,773 in savings and benefits annually.


lifeboat 2New focus for boat builders TBD was used to resolve a paralysing conflict at a £6 million p.a. failing RNLI lifeboat manufacturer. Opinion within the board had polarised between two opposite and conflicting strategic directions. Tempers were rising and critical time was lost while there was an impending drop in new RNLI commissions.

offset printerPrint merger saves £584,000 TBD helped merge two distinct and conflicting cultures at a loss making commercial printing company.The company had recently acquired a fine art printing firm and this had exposed major contrasts in sales approach, attitudes to quality, customer service and estimating.


fast printer rollCommercial printer generates price increases A TBD transformation programme was carried out at a £1.9 million commercial printing firm operating in a highly price sensitive market. The programme generated a range of thirty improvement projects. Six of which enabled prices increases equivalent to £95,000 per year.

Steve & embrodery mcTaylor made for profit This specialist quality bespoke manufacturer of embroidered clothing  had grown over fifteen years to a staff level of twelve and with a turnover of £2.2 million. Unfortunately during the early part of 2008 the company experienced a temporary but abrupt downturn in sales. A TBD rapid transformation programme generated savings and benefits of approximately £95,000 for the full twelve months trading.

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For more information on the research, The unique TBD guarantee, or how a TBD Hoshin Kanribusiness operating system can be structured to meet your exact needs contact Jeremy Old on 0845 0945 819 ­ or email

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