Automotive OEMs Chose Topper Industrial for Lean Manufacturing in Fork Truck Free Environments

02/20/2016 6:090 commentsViews: 22

Sturtevant, WI — (SBWIRE) — 02/19/2016 — Topper Industrial, a leading manufacturer of various material handling equipment, discussed the systems, equipment, and processes required by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier 1, 2 and 3 component suppliers in the automotive industries. The processes in place must support just-in-time (JIT) delivery of stored components line side to meet lean manufacturing best-practice initiatives.

From well-recognized suppliers to remote small part providers, the automotive kitting process must be cost-effective. These processes all require quick turn-around on product orders. Topper Industrial, operating in a Fork Truck Free environment, accelerates response time between order placement and production, enabling organizations to operate lean and efficiently, maximizing throughput and productivity.

Topper Industrial products have been deployed by vehicle OEMs and suppliers throughout manufacturing and assembly facilities worldwide for more than a decade, providing robust, smart devices, and industrial carts for all segments of the automotive industry.

About Topper Industrial
For more than twenty years, Topper Industrial, based just outside of Milwaukee, WI, has been a leader in the material handling equipment industry. The company’s product roster features industrial carts, conveyors, lifts, lifts & tilts, shipping racks, containers, casters, and cart components. Topper products keep material moving from the dock to the cart to the assembly line.

From mother-daughter carts to quad steer carts to tilt carts and rotate carts, Topper’s material handling solutions make delivering material line side more effective through more efficient practices. Topper Industrial has a team of experienced professional experts able to assess and provide the right product for all material handling equipment requirements.

Ed Brown, the founder of Topper Industrial, holds several patents related to ergonomics and safety. The patents cover mechanical advancements on Topper’s Tow Bar, Couple and Handle. He also holds a patent on tilt carts. Many other Topper products are patent pending.

While working with so many major manufacturers across North America, the team understands the importance of ergonomics and safety making it the top priority when designing custom solutions for clients. Because Topper Industrial understands the importance of safety, the company supports a fork truck free approach.

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