Project designation: Standard Times and Methods
Project code: POCI-02-0853-FEDER-021073
Main objective: Strengthen the competitiveness of small and medium-sized companies.
Intervention location: North
Beneficiary: Frigocon, SA
Approved on: 07/02/2017
Start date: 01/06/2016
Conclusion date: 31/05/2018
Total eligible cost: 246.343,83€
European Union non-refundable financial support: ERDF: € 105,974.47 / ESF: € 6,507.01
Objectives, activities and expected / achieved results:
This project developed by Fricon, whose name is “Tempos Padrão e Métodos” (Standard Times and Methods), aimed at making a set of investments that allowed it to increase its competitiveness and responsiveness in the global market. The Project, whose schedule was scheduled to end on 25-07-2018, was fully implemented, having ended on 31-05-2018.
In summary, the investments made in the scope of this project, allowed to increase the competitiveness and responsiveness of the company in the global market, with the acquisition of the Scanner Brother ADS-2600We, of several software, of 3 studies (1 – Revision and Tuning of Gozintos and Times and Methods, 2 – Organization and Balancing of Production Lines and 3 – Analysis of Work Content), the development of the Management System, Certification according to ISO 9001: 2015, and the hiring of a technical staff.
In 2017, 2 training actions were carried out: ISO 9001: 2015 and Quality Audits. These actions complemented investments in quality software, content analysis and QMS development, having also impacted the value chain in the functional areas of Design and Development, R&D and Quality.