Buker, Inc. Releases High Velocity Manufacturing 2nd Edition, A Roadmap To Lean Manufacturing
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(OPENPRESS) August 21, 2010 -- In this new book, High Velocity Manufacturing, Buker, Inc. presents the twelve elements of Lean Manufacturing and more are presented in a logical, common sense implementable approach to create a Lean Enterprise. Buker, Inc. provides the proven methodology to eliminate waste and non value added activities in all business processes. It outlines the step-by-step process to reduce cycle time of all business operations by 50-80%.
This book also provides a straightforward and easy to use internal assessment process to jumpstart your Lean Manufacturing effort. High Velocity Manufacturing is a culmination of lessons learned from the Buker organization's involvement in the first study missions to Japan in the early 1980's to study Lean practices and from working with hundreds of factories worldwide implementing Lean principles.
High Velocity Manufacturing takes a company to the next level of improvement and unites process quality, process speed, response and flexibility to achieve rapid and significant business process improvements.
Michael Tincher, President of Buker, Inc., stated, "Over the years we have read numerous books on Lean Manufacturing that discussed elements of Lean, but we feel this is the first book on Lean Manufacturing that covers all the elements and provides an easy to administer assessment of where to begin your Lean Manufacturing journey."
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, www.Buker.com for free assistance to manufacturing questions (Ask The Expert) and free downloads of white papers on Lean Manufacturing, Class A Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and other World Class Manufacturing topics.
ISBN - 1-57512-004-6
Michael Tincher is President and one of two founders of Buker, Inc., a worldwide management education and consulting firm. Mr. Tincher works with companies implementing Lean Manufacturing, Enterprise Resource Planning & Supply Chain Management and Six Sigma business practices. He has personally consulted with over 600 manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide. His clients have been awarded the Australian Quality Award, Ireland's Supreme Quality Award, Malcolm Baldrige Award, Shingo Prize and Industry Week's - America's Best Plants.
Mr. Tincher has over 30 years' experience in manufacturing management. Prior to the founding of Buker, Inc., he participated in the development and conduct of worldwide Manufacturing Industry Client Education for one of the major accounting firms. During his career, he served in a number of manufacturing positions for a construction equipment manufacturer.
Mr. Tincher is the author of three books: Top Management's Guide to World Class Manufacturing, High Velocity Manufacturing, and The Road to Class A Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II). He also authored the company's Lean Manufacturing/Just In Time and Enterprise Resource Planning & Supply Chain Management interactive learning products.
Mr. Tincher is Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) by the American Production & Inventory Control Society (APICS), is a member of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), and is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in Economics.