Primary Product/Market: Carton sealing tape and stretch film
Start-up Date: 1987
Achievements: first-pass quality yield improvements of 26% for tape products and 21% for stretch film products; no lost time injuries in more than 4 years; ISO 14001; 90.4% of plant's production workforce participates in empowered or self-directed work teams; implemented 4.79 suggestions per employee in the previous year
Total Square Footage: 255,772 square feet of manufacturing space
Primary Product/Market: Batteries for use in automobiles, boats and commercial vehicles
Start-up Date: 2007
Achievements: A 66% improvement in first-pass yield rate for all finished products over the last three years; further increased on-time delivery rate to customers; more than three years without a recordable accident.
Achievements: greater than 99% finished-product first-pass yield on pump column threaded pipe; 76% reduction in scrap and rework costs (as a percentage of sales) in the past 3 years; Implemented approximately 11 improvement suggestions per employee; 99% on time delivery, based on customer request date
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