Category Archive: Contract Kitting Services

How Kitting In Manufacturing Increases the Bottom Line

Kitting and assembly improves operational efficiencies, reducing bottlenecks, wasted time and space to improve productivity and profitability for manufacturers or order fulfillment companies.  Kitting in manufacturing entails assembling various products and components together into one unit for ease in further assembly or to develop a final product for sale.

Peoria Production Shop has vast experience in kitting for manufacturing products or consumer goods such as tool box kits. Companies like Milwaukee Tool can let PPS kit and assemble various screwdrivers, wrenches, hammers, and other tools together in one box for sale. Kitting in manufacturing improves the efficient flow of goods and provides many additional benefits.

Kitting Operational Advantages

Saves Space

Outsourcing kitting helps manufacturers to save space in a warehouse. Likewise, outsourcing allows for the cost to only account for the space used for the production of the kits.

Reduce Shipping costs

Kitting allows for the sale of many single components to be consolidated into one order which ultimately lowers shipping costs.

Savings on label products

Consolidating products into one kit makes the use of multiple labels unnecessary, one label can represent an assembled kit.

Conserve Time and Money

Kits save time and labor because all of the products are in one place. This reduces the need to search for inventory.

Amplify the Bottom Line 

Kitting services allow for manufacturers to boost sales. For example, original manufacturers can include one expensive wrench with less expensive products for an increase of sales of a kitted tool box. Likewise, manufacturers can combine products that might not do as well on their own. This tactic allows for manufacturers to gain increased product awareness for a specific product at a lower cost.

Kitting Advantages for Businesses 

Kitting products can help a company stand out because they provide the customer for an all-in-one option. This strategy helps a business to stay competitive and increase brand awareness.

A company can analyze customer purchases to combine kits for frequently purchased products. For instance, if the sales analysis shows that customers are purchasing a tape measure, hammer, and nails all sold separately, a manufacturer can create a kit that includes all of these components in one kit. This improves customer convenience and overall satisfaction.

Through further analysis, a company might discover that these product combos deliver a better return on investment. Testing out new products in kits helps to further specify the supply and demand of specific products.

Why Should Businesses Manufacture Kits? 

Kitting has proved to be a successful strategy for increasing profits and lowering operational costs. Kitting in manufacturing also helps to increase those sales exponentially. When choosing to put together various components into one kit, the speed of production increases and the company is able to push out products at a faster rate.

A contract manufacturer can effectively organize products for an efficient kitting process. Kitting ultimately allows for getting the job done faster with less costs directed towards operations. Kitting improves the bottom line for a successful business. 

Peoria Production Shop has over 80 years of experience in kitting and assembly for some of the largest manufacturers in the world.  We utilize the strengths of our employees, our modern, state-of-the-art facility and vast resources to provide efficient, cost-effective kitting and assembly.  Contact us for all your kitting in manufacturing solutions.


How to Choose the Best Kitting Company To Meet Your Needs

Kitting Company Peoria ProductionMost manufacturers and companies recognize the value in outsourcing  kitting operations, freeing up their own space and focusing on their core operations rather than secondary kitting or assembly work that can be done more efficiently at an assembly house. It is important to understand what businesses should look for when finding the kitting company that fits best with their products and goals.

  1. How fast is the turnaround?
  2. Is customer supplied material safe and protected?
  3. Does the company offer volume discounts?
  4. Will the company provide samples of the products or references?
  5. Does the kitting company offer subscription box services?

Why Choose Peoria Production Shop for Kitting

Every day companies face critical problems that Peoria Production Shop has been solving for nearly 80 years. PPS is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company for 15 years and is a gold-level quality supplier for a global Fortune 100 manufacturer and other clients who put their confidence in PPS year after year.

PPS is fast, reliable, and meets rigorous performance standards set by clients. For a streamlined process, PPS is the perfect solution for your kitting and assembly services. PPS is here for the customers. We are 100-percent self-funded and a non-profit, meaning pricing is straightforward, transparent, and extremely competitive.  Located conveniently in the Midwest, Peoria Production Shop can provide solutions to the following problems:

  • Overflow or lack of storage
  • Substandard mechanical assembly
  • Urgent deadlines
  • Ineffective JIT sorting
  • Repackaging and shipping
  • Inconsistent or poor sewing
  • Inadequate bagging, wrapping or packaging

Peoria Production Shop has the capabilities to order components from suppliers, coordinate routes and schedules, ensure quality by performing incoming, in-process and final inspections, all while meeting customers requirements. Additionally, clients have access to a sophisticated and secure program that allows customers to monitor orders and receive alerts along the way.

Peoria Production Shop offers a highly dedicated, well-trained, and highly productive group of employees that are here to serve the client at every point in the production process.  Contact us to learn how to improve your productivity and profitability with PPS, a leader among kitting companies.