Meet the 2016 IndustryWeek Best Plants Award winners, our 27th class of superior performers who convincingly demonstrate that manufacturing excellence thrives. We announced the names of the six honorees in February. Now we add color as we tell...
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A pure Free Market strategy isn’t always in the best interests of our country.
In your efforts to improve your lean manufacturing processes, don’t ignore the vital role of talent.
“If you do Kaizens the emphasis is on improvement. We try and remove frustrations and make work more fun. We want our employees to be inspired," explains Eric DiMalanta, lean manager for Vitamix.
The Tipton, Indiana, training center will focus on continuous improvement.
Without standard work based on standard time (takt), standard sequence and standard work-in-process, the focus becomes achieving a work standard by any means possible.
In Magnolia, Texas, a tight-knit workforce delivers in a truly lean fashion.
UTC Aerostructures is relentlessly focused on driving waste out of its production processes, one second at a time.