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2023 IndustryWeek Best Plants Finalists Announced

May 2, 2023
These IW Best Plants Awards finalists employ teamwork, display leadership, collaborate with their value chain partners and unfailingly focus on performance improvement.
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A Quality Look at QEE

April 13, 2023
Vita-Mix employs a novel quality metric to measure finished goods and product quality.
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Lordstown Motors Halts Production, Recalls Endurance EV Pickup Truck

Feb. 23, 2023
Performance and quality issues are behind the temporary stoppage, the company says.
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Leaving Continuous Improvement in Good Hands

Feb. 14, 2023
“I’m pleased to see others stepping up to continue the sharing of best practices with new insights we can all learn from," says Larry Fast, lean leadership columnist.
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Enter the 2023 IW Best Plants Awards Competition

Feb. 9, 2023
Don't miss your opportunity to participate in IndustryWeek's annual salute to manufacturing excellence. Deadline is February 24.


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Download: IW Best Plants Statistical Report

March 8, 2023
Get this 80+ page in-depth report on the IW Best Plants winners and finalists for the past 5 competitions.
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Abbott CEO Apologizes for US Baby Formula Shortage

May 23, 2022
Initially caused by supply chain blockages and a lack of production workers due to the pandemic, the shortage was exacerbated after Abbott announced a voluntary recall for formula...
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Meet the 2022 IndustryWeek Best Plants Finalists

April 26, 2022
These 10 plants demonstrate excellence in practices and performances, as well as a devotion to continuous improvement.
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Measuring Up: Performance Metrics From the IW Best Plants

April 5, 2022
How do your manufacturing operations data stack up against top performers?
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The IndustryWeek Best Plants Winners and Finalists Statistical Report: 2016 to 2021

March 10, 2022
The information contained in this 86-page, data-packed Statistical Profile presents a composite picture of IndustryWeek’s Best Plants winners and finalists for the past five years...