Waldron Family are an award winning producer of pork, bacon, sausages, puddings & cooked ham. Perfecting our craft for over two decades, the family run business is the recipient of several prestigious awards including Blas na hEireann & Greast Taste Awards.

Company Name
Waldron Meats


Waldron Meats, Brideswell, Co. Roscommon


Paula McNicholas, Lean Team Strategies Ltd

Lean Start Project Objectives
  1. Steamline processes
  2. Create Flow
  3. Create a level schedule
  4. Improve productivity
Key Challenges
  1. Versatility of staff
  2. Leadership skills within workforce
Key Changes
  1. New layouts
  2. Processes moved from batch to one-piece-flow
  3. Line balancing
  4. Kanban for finished products
  5. Labelling improvements
  1. Significant reduction in leadtimes
  2. Level schedule
  3. 50% improvement in productivity