ISO: 9001 Kitting Process

ISO: 9001 Kitting Process

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Kitting is the process of combining multiple SKUs into one singular unit. Our management system accurately manages your inventory using full material traceability and inventory control processes. The kitting process begins with demand and ends with shipment. At Peoria Production Shop, we use proper steps to fulfill a kit and that process is tallied against […]

Kit Assembly and Fulfillment

Kit Assembly Services and Fulfillment

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At Peoria Production Shop, we have contract packaging and fulfillment capabilities. Our highly trained staff and modern equipment provide customers with value-added services all while following strict quality processes. What is Kitting? Kitting is the combining of separate pieces into a single component. The kitting process makes it so products are ready-to-ship, saving an OEM […]

PPS Contract Assembly Capabilities

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Contract assembly is a fast growing industry. The costs are continuing to rise as companies are investing in machinery to keep up with competitors. Companies are learning that subcontracting the work is beneficial in reducing costs yet maintaining high quality production. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and companies of all sizes encounter projects that are best […]

Careers for The Visually Impaired

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In 1941, Peoria Production Shop was founded initially to provide employment for recovery tuberculosis patients. We have since been incorporated as a not-for-profit and have expanded our mission to employ individuals with all types of disabilities. PPS is dedicated to exceptional customer service and total satisfaction, we also strive to excel in services for our […]

Empowering Employees For 80 Years

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Our History  In 1941, Dr. Maxim Pollak of the Peoria Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium founded Peoria Production Shop to provide temporary part-time employment for discharged tuberculosis patients until they were physically able to return to full time jobs. Dr. Pollak noticed that recovering Tuberculosis patients were having difficulty getting employed so he took out a $500 […]

Advantages and Disadvantages to Contract Assembly

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Contract assembly is used by companies all over the world. Outsourcing niche manufacturing services proves to have many advantages and disadvantages that companies can utilize to fit their specific needs. Outsourcing contract assembly provides many advantages to the original manufacturer such as: Advantages of Contract Assembly Maximize profits Outsourcing all secondary processes under one facility […]

Kitting and Assembly Solutions

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Kitting and assembly services provide many benefits to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) such as reducing internal assembly costs, improving quality, efficiency and profitability. Kitting is a fulfillment process that involves the combining of multiple SKUs into one component.   What are the Key Benefits of Kitting? Free Up Space Moving inventory and kitting services to […]

Amy Murk is our Employee of the Month!

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Amy joined the Peoria Production Shop (PPS) team 3 years ago. While Amy started as a shy and timid employee, she has since come out of her shell.   Amy currently works at our second facility coring, which is a manufacturing process used for assembly. Previously, she has worked with bottles and probes, packaging the […]

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Does Product Kitting Reduce Dock-to-Stock Cycle Time?

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A shipment arrives at the warehouse dock and needs to be stocked. The processes used between dock and stock are important and can make a real difference in warehouse efficiency. The better a business can become at efficiency and accuracy, the more profitable and successful it will be product kitting, might be the answer you’re […]

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Why Kitting Process Matters

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Although kitting processes differ from one another, the core value and benefits are the same for all companies. Kitting increases product value and encourages repeat business. Manufacturers control production efficiency, storage space, and inventory control. General Kitting Process At Peoria Production Shop, we use Value Stream Mapping (VSM) to reduce non-value added activities from kitting […]