Manufacturing Industrial Engineering Specialists

We Help People In Manufacturing Improve Process and Productivity – Reduce Business Costs – Increase Profits, Cash Flow.

Atherton Management Services Ltd: We are Industrial Engineering Specialists – Business Turnaround Specialists – Trouble-Shooters…

We Formed “To help people in business, improve their business

We Are a Small Independent Company: For over 30 years we’ve helped many companies improve their business. Working mainly in the UK but also Internationally. Canada, Czech Republic, France, Ireland, the Netherlands.

Our Background:  Manufacturing – Aerospace – Automotive – Electronics – Light Engineering – Heavy Engineering – Medical Devices – Food – Print – Ink – Woodworking – White Goods – Warehousing – Pharmaceutical – NHS etc…

Achievements Delivered:  LEAN Process Improvements with Cost Savings, circa £50,000 – £2,000,000 per project…   Present R.O.I.  13/1

We Can Help You:-

  • Implement LEAN
  • Improve KPIs, OEE
  • Reduce Scrap Levels
  • Improve Product Quality
  • Improve Process & Efficiency
  • Improve Cash Flow and Profits

Why Engage An External Company.

When you engage the services of an external company, you are getting the experience and knowledge from many industries. You are getting a person that has solved problems similar to the one you are facing.

Our approach is to work with you and your company to get the results you are looking for.

Our Ethos: Is to “Keep Things Simple” to maximise your business potential…


Our Skills Lie In Our Expertise and Experience.

Hands-on-Approach: Design, Develop, Improve and Facilitate Change to find the Ultimate Business Model.

Methodologies: Lean – Six Sigma – 5S – KPI – SPC – OEE – SMED – TPM – DFA – DFM – MTM – WCM

Techniques: Time and Motion – Cycle Time Measurement – Method Study – MTM Study – Activity Sampling

Factory Floor Layout Design: Lean Flow Process Design – Ergonomic Cell Design – Flow Line Balancing

Warehouse Layout Design: Inventory, Supermarket, Kanban Organisation and Optimisation

Root Cause Analysis: Process Mapping – Value Stream Mapping – Process Charting

Visual Management – Continuous Improvement

Common Sense Engineering…


We generated for one company:-

  • £15,000   – Quality Improvement
  • £187,000 – Process Improvement
  • £14,000   – Design For Manufacture
  • £90,000   – Statistical Process Control
  • £75,000   – Plant Capital Investment Saving
  • £359,000 – TPM Introduction Cash Saving
  • £740,000 – Total Cash Generated From Process Improvement


Atherton Management Services Ltd:  We help people in business improve their business.