X Elkay Manufacturing Company
Tour Code: TT-06
Day and Time: Bus leaves 8:45 AM, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012
Length Including Travel Time: 3 ½ hours
Tour Code: TT-10
Day and Time: Bus leaves 11:30 AM, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012
Length Including Travel Time: 4 hours
Lean in a Custom Environment
Leaning a custom manufacturing operationsElkay Manufacturing makes stainless steel sinks and develops innovative faucets, water coolers, drinking fountains, bottle fillers, foodservice solutions, cabinetry, casework and countertops. On this tour you will see 1) the manufacturing of stainless steel sinks and other products, 2) value stream maps used for capacity planning and generating process improvements and 3) visual standards and communication that include quality standards boards, scheduling boards, shadow boards and a floor coloring scheme. Both leader and operator standard work are practiced, SMED events are conducted and six sigma tools are employed. By taking this tour, you will see how using the right tools can make all the difference.
X Elkay Manufacturing CompanyElkay is America's number-one selling manufacturer of stainless steel sinks. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, it has manufacturing facilities located across the United States and international operating facilities serving China and Mexico. Besides manufacturing stainless steel sinks, the company also develops innovative solutions for products that include faucets, water coolers, drinking fountains, bottle fillers, foodservice solutions, cabinetry, casework and countertops.
To be advised.
- No cameras or other recording devices
- High-heeled shoes are not allowed
- Safety glasses must be worn
- Leather-like closed toe shoes must be worn
- Non-disclosure agreement must be signed
PLEASE ALSO NOTE: Pants only (no skirts) and no sleeveless shirts.
Please come to the Tours Registration Desk on the 4th Floor to sign up