Imt-Custom Machine Company

June Page – VP of International Machine and Tool – USA. Head for two factories and third factory used to build smaller machined parts for two factories.  
– Observed some problems in Information System (IS).
Charles Browning – staff engineer, MBA at Midwestern University.
– For IS activities, to involve IS in the project.
In Sep 03 2002, Browning became the head person to evaluate all problems in IS and suggest 3 to 4 options to improve which implicitly useful for coming years. Duration is six weeks.
Review the all document then used in the next year business plan.
By the Browning report, Page desire to form some layers in management which is main issue in the IMT’s IS.
In mid 1970s, there had been upward trend in production capacity for U.S. suppliers. But growth in demand on machines declined in worldwide as industrial production were minimized in developed countries.
As the share market of industrial production companies are shrink. All the new plant and additions were not allowed and some of the plants became targets for shutdown.  


Industry market changes made to close medium horizontal type machine factory of Williamson Machines and Engineering Corporation (WILMEC), nearly 30 percent shares of U.S. market are involved from this company only.
In 1970s, Fort Wayne manufactured large vertical custom machine.
In 1980s, Fort Wayne manufactured large horizontal custom machine.
In 1990s, Fort Wayne manufactured all three machine type medium horizontal, large horizontal and large vertical custom machines.
In mid-1995 WILMEC sold all its manufacturing, custom machines and sales to IMT –International Machine and Tool of Bonn, Germany.
Dr. Wilhelm Schlein, Chairman of IMT
Schlein’s desire to achieve multi-domestic enterprise.
IMT’s matrix organization had two sides.
1. Country based
2. Technology based
Each country presidents of the IMT’s coordinated interactive relationships with all other IMT operations and national government...