Perkins Engines Seguin Facility, USA

Perkins Engines Seguin Facility, USA


We assemble, test and finish our 7.2 liter to 18 liter engine range here in Seguin. We continue to invest in our people, our product and our processes to ensure we exceed customer
expectations each and every day with a combined square footage here of just
over 2.5 million square feet across our three campuses here in Texas, in Schertz,
San Antonio and also here in Seguin. We serve not only the Americas but also our
customers throughout the world we believe in a consistent product quality
and that’s where we focus our efforts each and every day We employ the latest technology to
ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction and product performance. For example we use automation to assemble our core engine components we also have
100% traceability in both our component parts and our torque settings this
ensures that every step the assembly process is followed which is indicative
throughout the engine build in Seguin Our quality processes include
contamination control which is important to having a leak-free engine, torque
control where our smart tools communicate with our manufacturing
execution system to document the torque of the joints of the engine as well as
critical component traceability. We use the caterpillar production system to provide a balanced approach to people quality velocity and cost it’s all about
the elimination of waste and continuous improvement built-in quality is the
foundation for all of our lean deployment at our facilities it’s about
never creating accepting or passing along the defect this results in
improved customer satisfaction and makes our factories a great place to work Here in the Seguin facility we’ve
created an atmosphere of teamwork our team members helped each other diligently
throughout the day this gives us an opportunity to create a quality product
that our customer not only deserves but demands As a marketing director I’m often asked
what the Perkins brand stands for well it stands for world-class engines global
engineering consistency expertise and machine integration and great
aftermarket support that’s what makes our customers successful you

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