Bell Power Systems

Continuous Improvement Training Facilitates Flow Line Adjustments for Higher Volume Builds

Bell Power Systems (BPS) was founded in 1967 as Bell Detroit Diesel and in 2012 became part of the Superior Diesel family of companies. They specialize in providing value-added diesel engine packages, service parts, and drivetrain components to original equipment manufacturers and dealers for off highway equipment applications for a territory covering the eastern United States.

The company maintains an inventory of 700 to 900 engines ranging from 4 to 600 horsepower at their 60,000 square foot manufacturing and warehousing facility in Essex, Connecticut. BPS serves industries that include pumps, aircraft ground support, agriculture, marine propulsion, railroads, oil and gas.

The continuous improvement lessons learned from CONNSTEP really helped our shop. Just moving 85-90% of our inventory and grouping parts closer to employee work areas has saved hours of work.

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