Assured Automation Awarded Lean Manufacturing Customized Employee Training Grant



Assured Automation has been awarded a Skill4Jersey Customized Training grant by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. This program championed by Governor Chris Christie, encourages economic growth in New Jersey by investing in training partnerships designed to increase the productivity and skills of New Jersey’s workers and assist local businesses to better compete in the global economy.

Assured Automation will use the grant to begin Stage 3 of the Lean Manufacturing program offered by New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP). Lean Manufacturing principles improve inventory control issues, help companies meet customer demands, resolve capacity issues, meet delivery schedules, and solve other problems that are affecting a company’s ability to grow and compete. The Lean Process eliminates waste at every point in the manufacturing process with special focus on a company’s key growth areas such as improving cash flow, increasing efficiency, reducing inventory and speeding up delivery.

The main focus of Stage 3 of Lean Manufacturing includes:

  • Accelerate Product & Service Flow – Achieve and Sustain Clean, Safe, and Organized Workplaces
  • Increase Flexibility – Reduce Set Up Times and Improve Production Flow
  • Slash Lead Times and Increase Productivity by improving product flow
  • Improve Cash Flow
  • Boost Capacity and Improve Quality by Increasing ManufacturingEquipment’s Life Expectancy
  • Involve the Workforce in the Pursuit of Eliminating Wastes

Company owner Bill Farrell states, “This is a great opportunity for additional improvements that will make us a more responsive, competitive and dynamic company”.

Assured Automation of Clark, NJ, founded more than 25 years ago, is a leading supplier of automated valves and flow components for industrial process control applications and is committed to achieving customer satisfaction through the provision of quality products and on time delivery. Proud to be ISO 9000 certified since 2010.










About Kim O'Neill

Marketing administrator at Assured Automation, a leading provider of automated valves and flow components for industrial process control applications. For over 30 years Assured Automation has provided state of the art automation to a diverse clientele ranging from small equipment manufacturers to Fortune 500 Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical companies. The Assured Automation product line consists of a complete offering of standardized automated valve assemblies with a variety of commonly used accessory items. In addition, we offer complete valve automation services where we supply special automated valve assemblies designed around your specified products or your particular applications. Full design capabilities are offered including AutoCAD, Solidworks or other commonly used design and drawing programs. In addition to standard products, Assured Automation develops customized solutions for specific customer challenges. You can find Kim O'Neill on LinkedIn.
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