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PRODUCT EVALUATION
Your products can be expertly evaluated for:
• Efficient function (Design Analysis).
• Determine accurate costs of the product.
• Cost reduction.
• Market appeal (Aesthetics).
• Be advised of additional promising sales markets.
• Optimum return on investment for optimum inventory
   levels based on sales levels.
• Objective comparisons to competitor products.

MACHINE DESIGN
Evaluation of machine needs for part production, standard or special built, with recommendations and alternatives.
Also:
• Machine design proposals.
• Complete engineering and drawings for special purpose
   machines, ready to fabricate.
• Machine cost estimating.

FACTORY LAYOUT
A study to provide the optimal factory floor layout can be prepared. Areas to consider:
• Optimize current factory layout to increase efficiency.
• Optimize current factory layout to increase available
   space for additional equipment or processes
   (Eliminating the need for larger building or expanding
   the current one).
• Analyze factory floor safety.

EFFICIENCY STUDIES
Individual manufacturing processes can be evaluated to increase efficiency. Areas from shipping and receiving department to machining or assembly operations are all areas of potential improvement and savings. Additional areas to consider:
• Manufacturing paper flow necessity and efficiency.
• Responsibility and accountability.
• Inventory, storage requirements and costs generated
   by same.

Photo of Dennis Hurst DENNIS
HURST

President
DEKEN POWER

Engineering Design Experience:
Apprentice/Detailer:
Feedwell Systems Inc., Detroit
Designer/Detailer:
AA Gage Inc., Detroit
Designer:
Northwest Design Service, Detroit
Designer/Checker:
InductoTherm, Madison Hts., MI
Designer:
Burh Machine Tool
Designer:
F. Joseph Lamb Co., Warren, MI
Partner:
Deken Machine Design, Warren, MI
Owner:
Deken Power Inc., Santa Ana, CA

Education:
Bachelor of Science, I.M.
Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, MI
Graduate, Ford Motor Co. Management School
Graduate, Gleason Gear Cutting School
Advance AutoCad Certificate
Orange Coast College, CA

Associations:
Senior member (25 years), Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME).

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