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Bühler Motor – Winner of the Lean & Green Management Award

12-05-2017 10:04 AM CET | Industry, Real Estate & Construction

Press release from: Bühler Motor

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From left to right: F. Tempel (Growtth® Consulting), H. Krug and Dr.-Ing. U. Bader (Bühler Motor GmbH, W. Regh (Growtth®)

From left to right: F. Tempel (Growtth® Consulting), H. Krug and Dr.-Ing. U. Bader (Bühler Motor GmbH, W. Regh (Growtth®)

For the second time, Bühler Moor has been named “Top Performer” for the linking of lean management with sustainability and efficiency measures.

Nuremberg, December 4th, 2017 – For the second time, Bühler Motor impressed the Lean & Green Management Award jury and made it through to 1st place in the Automotive Mid-Sized Sector.

“We assess each company’s performance using more than 100 individual criteria, each of which is rated on a points basis using a maturity model”, says Daniel Reichert, Director Lean & Green at Growtth®Consulting Europe, describing the selection process.

Alongside elements relating to production and logistics, overarching aspects such as strategy and business model, management, leadership and staff or efficiency are put to the test.

In giving the reasons for their choice, the jury particularly mentioned the “Bühler greentech motor” approach, a three-pillar strategy that applies not only to the manufacturing process but also to the products themselves and the applications in which they are used: “Green production of green products for green applications.” The jury listed the company’s “lean strengths” as being the outstanding production and logistics processes, the flat decision-making structures and an efficient product support team on site.

“We are delighted that, after 2014, we have succeeded in impressing the jury for a second time. For us, sustainability means using streamlined processes to minimize waste sustainably. In this way, we're not only saving precious resources – we’re also making ourselves more attractive than out competitors”, comments Peter Muhr, President and CEO of the Bühler Motor Group.

And he adds: “I would especially like to thank all the employees involved, particularly at the award-winning site in Monheim, without whose enthusiasm and determination such a success would not be possible.”

In addition to Bühler, four other companies received awards in their own categories: Fiat-Chrysler, ASM Assembly Systems, Convotherm Elektrogeräte and MAN Truck & Bus.

The prize-giving ceremony and presentation of the Lean & Green Awards took place on November 28/29, 2017 at the premises of last year’s winners, Rohde & Schwarz in Munich/Memmingen.

About Bühler Motor

Bühler Motor stands for demanding, custom-made, and reliable mechatronic drive solutions with DC/BLDC small motors and gear motors and pumps. The company, which was founded in 1855 and has been owned by the Furtwängler family for over 125 years, is a German, medium-sized family company and, as a global Hidden Champion, combines tradition and innovation.

More than one out of every ten employees at Bühler Motor works in Research and Development. Our in-house sample shop and R&D department, combined with state-of-the-art test labs, enable Bühler to concentrate completely on quick and flexible development of customer specific drive solutions.

1,750 employees worldwide ensure successful development, industrialization and production of mechatronic drive solutions for mid- to high volume applications.

With eleven locations on three continents and highly developed process competencies, Bühler Motor is able to fulfill all customer requirements for short transit times, quality, and on-time delivery at the required volumes.

The company’s strategic markets include the automotive market, the healthcare equipment market, general industrial solutions in the fields of building automation, agriculture, transportation and seat actuation for aviation.

www.buehlermotor.com


About the Lean and Green Award

Lean & Green is an initiative of Growtth®Consulting Europe GmbH, which links lean management capabilities and the efficient use of resources across all processes in a company.

Growtth®Consulting Europe specializes in optimizing the order handling process, and specifically in making improvements in direct, administrative and supportive areas. Sustainable value flow orientation, efficient project management and the introduction and further development of performance management systems make up the core areas of expertise of Growtth Consulting Europe.
Growtth® Consulting Europe GmbH holds the sole licensing right for the Growtth® Method, developed in association with Freudenberg.Bühler Motor GmbH
Roswitha Gries
Corporate Communication
Anne-Frank-Straße 33-35
90459 Nürnberg
Tel.: +49 911 45 04-1129
Fax: +49 911 43 08 69-1129
e-mail: Roswitha.Gries@buehlermotor.com

Bühler Motor GmbH
Roswitha Gries
Corporate Communication
Anne-Frank-Straße 33-35
90459 Nürnberg
Phone: +49 911 45 04-1129
Fax: +49 911 43 08 69-1129
e-mail: Roswitha.Gries@buehlermotor.com

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