The look of lean

Weber, Rick
April 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;Apr2007, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p20
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the El Reno manufacturing facility of Universal Trailer Corp. in Oklahoma. The lean manufacturing facility produces the Sooner and Exiss trailers and sits on 26 acres with 200,000 square feet of manufacturing space. According to the article, lean manufacturing allows the company to have quicker production rates and gives customers better times on delivery. The company has gained 60% of its facility space, 30% in labor efficiency and safety improvements of 300%.


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