PES’ Jeffrey Miller to Lead Workshop on Lean Manufacturing Layout Design at “The ASSEMBLY Show”

The ASSEMBLY, Show A Virtual Event, October 28, 2020, Lean Layout Do's and Don'ts Workshop

October 19, 2020

Public Relations and Marketing Dept.
Productivity Engineering Services, LLC (PES)
(734) 425-3904

LIVONIA, MI – Productivity Engineering Services, LLC is delighted to announce that industry expert Jeffrey Miller P.E., CPIM, SCOR-P, CS&OP, Founder and Managing Principal, PES will lead a special workshop on “Lean Layout Do’s and Don’ts” at The ASSEMBLY Show. The virtual event will be broadcast live on October 28, 2020.

Optimizing flow and minimizing waste are two of the basic elements of lean manufacturing. Those concepts also play a critical role in laying out assembly lines. The way in which workstations and tools are arranged can affect ergonomics, productivity and throughput. Lean lines should accommodate increasing product variety without compromising quality or introducing waste into the process. Unfortunately, many manufacturers struggle with issues related to line layout. Participants of the session will walk away with real world, practical advice on designing assembly lines for high performance.

Professionals interested in learning more about lean line layout design and registering for the workshop can follow this link:

“Between the COVID crisis and the rapid pace of technology disruption, we’re living in an unprecedented time. The high level of volatility, complexity and uncertainty make it virtually impossible to predict what the future holds, said PES’ Jeffrey Miller.  “That’s why having a flexible operation capable of adapting is critical. Being able to produce a wide variety of models simultaneously on a production line and being responsive to rapid shifts in consumer demand translates to a competitive advantage.  As opposed to producing only one model and when that particular model falls out of favor, you’re liable to suffer the consequences of plant closings and layoffs. In this workshop we’ll reveal pragmatic solutions that address these issues and more.

About PES – Based in Livonia, MI, Productivity Engineering Services was founded in 1991 as an independent Industrial Engineering and Operations Management services firm helping companies achieve operational excellence.  For more information, visit or email


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