IndustryWeek's annual search for North American manufacturing excellence has been narrowed to the following group of finalists for IW's 2011 Best Plants competition. All demonstrate strong manufacturing performances and an unwavering pursuit of continued improvement. IndustryWeek will select the 2011 IW Best Plants winners from this group. Profiles of the winning facilities will appear in the January 2012 issue of IndustryWeek and atwww.industryweek.com.
The 2011 finalists are:
Ridley Park, Pa.
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
General Cable Corp. -- Lawrenceburg Plant
General Cable Corp. -- Lincoln, Rhode Island
John Deere Horicon Works
Klein Steel Service
L.B. Foster Co., Allegheny Rail Products
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
Swagelok Co. Main Plant
Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg. Inc.
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