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Consulting Services

Planning and Designing Lean Manufacturing Operations

The Sims Consulting Group (SCG) is available to help with manufacturing engineering and management systems development, performance and productivity improvement programs, space utilization improvements, new product introduction, manufacturing cell planning, development of time based manufacturing strategies, quick response manufacturing techniques, and facility planning and design.

Counseling is offered in:


  • Design and implementation of manufacturing cells
  • Lean manufacturing techniques
  • Plant layout and facility design
  • Materials handling systems development
  • Process design and tooling
  • Manufacturing methods and product design
  • Product manufacturability and improvement
  • Manufacturing automation and systems design
  • Productivity improvement
  • Space utilization improvement
  • Tool and equipment design
  • Materials handling container design


  • Manufacturing information systems development
  • Computer applications in manufacturing
  • Process control and documentation systems
  • PFEP and Kanban Implementation
  • MES, MRP-II and materials management systems
  • Production and inventory control systems
  • Shop scheduling and machine loading procedures
  • Quick response manufacturing
  • Computer simulation
  • Computer integrated manufacturing


  • Specifications writing and product documentation
  • Product / Part / Document numbering systems
  • Manufacturing bill of materials procedures
  • Service parts catalogues and maintenance manuals
  • Product standardization and configuration control
  • Prototype to production transition

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