|American Turned is an industry leader in accuracy and productivity, measured across number of defects in parts-per-million shipped. Our Lean Manufacturing Principles optimize production and reduce downtime and waste, keeping our per part cost low.
Some of the initiatives we have put in place to achieve our lean manufacturing goals include:
- Six-Sigma Process problem solving to reduce waste
- 5S Priciples at each work station
- tool vending machines for integrated tool supply
- in-house tooling capabilities increase flexibility and cost-control
- engineering support to reduce part cost and improve part function.
Additionally, steel sourcing agreements given our volume help control costs and ensures availability.