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These organizations provided significant data and other information for the preparation of this article. A.T. Kearney, Inc. Lincoln Plaza, Suite 4170 500 North Akard St. Dallas, TX 75201 www.atkearney.
These organizations provided significant data and other information for the preparation of this article.
A.T. Kearney, Inc.
Lincoln Plaza, Suite 4170
500 North Akard St.
Dallas, TX 75201
A.T. Kearney is an international management consulting firm that offers complete manufacturing benchmarking support among its services.
Edwin K. Jones, PE, Inc.
Plant Engineering and
28 Quartz Mill Rd.
Newark, DE 19711
Ed Jones is an independent consultant with many years of experience in plant engineering and maintenance benchmarking.
Fluor Daniel, Inc.
100 Fluor Dr.
Greenville, SC 29607-2762
Fluor Daniel is an international engineering, construction, maintenance, and diversified services company. It has been active in benchmarking for a number of years.
800 Rockmead Rd., Suite 180
Kingwood, TX 77339
HSBRT specializes in maintenance and reliability consulting. Benchmarking is among the many services it offers.
McGladrey & Pullen, LLP
1699 E. Woodfield Rd., Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL 60173
McGladrey & Pullen, a major accounting and consulting firm, administers PulseMark, a nationwide plant-based best practices survey of manufacturers, in partnership with the National Association of Manufacturers.
North American Maintenance Excellence (NAME) Awards
c/o Assoc. for Facilities Engineering
8180 Corporate Park Dr., Suite 305
Cincinnati, OH 45242
The NAME Awards are a nonprofit program to encourage maintenance excellence in support of production operations. Benchmarking is part of the awards process.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
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