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Buker, Inc. Releases The Lean Manufacturing Assessment

10-04-2010 09:43 AM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

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In this new booklet, Lean Manufacturing Assessment, Buker, Inc. offers manufacturing companies the opportunity to benchmark themselves in their Lean efforts against the “Best in Class” Lean Manufacturing standard. The Lean Manufacturing Assessment focuses on fourteen (14) areas for companies to benchmark their Lean Manufacturing practices. These are:

Cultural Awareness
Structured Flow Manufacturing
Small Lot Production
Housekeeping/Workplace Organization
Total Quality Focus
Preventive Maintenance
Pull Systems
Employee Involvement
Control Thru Visibility
Setup Reduction
Fitness For Use
Level Load & Balanced Flow
Lean Purchasing
Education & Training

Michael Tincher, President of Buker, Inc., stated, “The Lean Manufacturing Assessment is not just for companies advanced in their Lean Manufacturing journey, but can also be used for companies wanting to start their Lean Manufacturing efforts by pointing out or identifying where to start their efforts.”

The Buker, Inc. organization, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois is an international management education and consulting firm that works with manufacturing and distribution companies. Since 1979 Buker, Inc. has worked with the best manufacturing and distribution enterprises in the areas of Lean Manufacturing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) & Supply Chain Management and Six Sigma. Past and current clients include Rust-Oleum Corporation, Siemens Building Technologies, YKK-AP America, Inc., Thermo Fisher Scientific, Highway Technologies, Inc., Perkin Elmer and Hu-Friedy Manufacturing among many others.

For more information go to the Buker, Inc. website, for free assistance to manufacturing questions (Ask The Expert) and a free download of the Lean Manufacturing Assessment.

The Buker, Inc. organization, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois is an international management education and consulting firm that works with manufacturing and distribution companies

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Antioch IL 60002

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