Case study


Helping to prevent product teething issues and challenging innovation


JRC visited all Parmalat’s production sites, distribution centers and bottle/closure suppliers. By analyzing the specifications and manufacturing processes of the packaging, the transportation of the packaging, the actual filling process at different plants, the finished products storage and transport.

Business Challenge

Parmalat required a quick resolution to the leakage issue as they were facing significant rejections and customer claims. It was key that a solution was identified quickly but also that the solution was effective across all business elements. This would involve component vendors and design, tolerance analysis, failure mode analysis, line/ filling process assessment and a review of distribution and handling systems.