Preco Unveils Strategic Redesign of Contract Manufacturing Facility

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SOMERSET, WI, April 18, 2024 – Preco, LLC, a leading material processing systems designer and manufacturer specializing in laser and die cutting solutions and contract manufacturing services (CMS), is proud to announce a significant milestone in its commitment to operational excellence. As part of its ongoing LEAN initiative aimed at enhancing efficiency and effectiveness, Preco has unveiled a strategic redesign of its Contract Manufacturing facility located in Somerset, Wisconsin.

The redesigned facility incorporates a series of enhancements made to optimize processes, streamline operations, and elevate overall performance for customers. These improvements include:

  • Maximized layout of the 100,000 square-foot space for improved material flow
  • Addition of two new workstations to increase machine capacity, reduce lead time, boost productivity, and enhance material traceability
  • Optimization of 12 workstations for laser heat treating, welding, and cladding to facilitate more efficient material flow and visual work cell management
  • Implementation of standardized production communication boards aimed at driving operational efficiency, enhancing productivity, and fostering transparency
  • Localization of product inspection processes for greater control at the source and reduced risk of defects

Corey Jurowski, P.E., Vice President of Somerset Operations at Preco, remarked on the significant enhancements: "We've strategically reengineered our Contract Manufacturing facility using LEAN workplace principles to better enable customers to leverage our design, testing, and manufacturing capabilities to streamline and optimize product development. These updates embody our commitment to enhancing efficiency, elevating quality, and expediting delivery timelines, ensuring our clients remain at the forefront of their industries."

The strategic redesign of the Contract Manufacturing facility underscores Preco's dedication to delivering exceptional value to its clients by continuously improving operations and capabilities.

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Preco Unveils Strategic Redesign of Contract Manufacturing Facility
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