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 their storiesPresenting such stories is a pleasure IndustryWeek has shared with readers since 1990 when the IW Best Plants Awards launched and we embraced the opportunity to shine a light on the amazing work that was being done on manufacturing production floo
LB Foster plant
Nacelles must be fully functional for 60000 flight cycles and 20 years of operation
A Firstronic employee conducts an incircuit test of electronic assemblies
Intertape Polymer factory
A counter outside the Johnson Controls plant in Nuevo Leon Mexico
pp1 margin 00px 00px 00px 00px font 150px Calibri webkittextstroke 000000spans1 fontkerning noneSteve Dykstra maintenance supervisor at Metform talks about his department39s role in the company39s lean evolution and how a new colorcoded yearly maintenance chart has made things more efficient