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Meet the 2015 IndustryWeek Best Plants Finalists

The finalists demonstrate admirable manufacturing performance metrics, as well as practices that exhibit a comprehensive focus on continuous improvement.

IndustryWeek has narrowed its annual search for North American manufacturing excellence.

Congratulations to the 20 manufacturing facilities – and their hard-working workforces – that comprise the 2015 slate of IndustryWeek Best Plants finalists.

These finalist facilities have demonstrated admirable manufacturing performance metrics, as well as practices and programs that exhibit a comprehensive focus on continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

IndustryWeek will select the winners of the 2015 IW Best Plants Awards competition from this pool of finalists. The winning facilities will be announced in early 2016, and their stories will be shared both online and in print.

They also will be honored at the 2016 Manufacturing & Technology Conference and Expo, which will take place May 3-5 in Chicago.

The 2015 finalists are:

Applied Technical Services Corp.
Everett, Wash.

Bard Shannon Ltd.
Humacao, Puerto Rico

Batesville Chihuahua, Mexico Operations
Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico

Camcraft Inc.
Hanover Park, Ill.     

Carrier Mexico Residential Plant A
Santa Catarina, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Carrier Transicold North America
Athens, Ga.

DeWys Manufacturing Inc.
Marne, Mich.

DePuy Synthes
Raynham, Mass.

GE HealthCare Imaging Subsystems – Electric Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisc.

Hunter Douglas Fabrication
Salt Lake City, Utah

Intertape Polymer Group Inc.
Danville, Va.

Klein Steel Service
Rochester, N.Y.

L.B. Foster Threaded Products
Magnolia, Texas

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
Ocala, Fla.

MasterCraft Boat Company
Vonore, Tenn.

MTU Aiken Plant
Plant Location: Graniteville, S.C.

New Flyer Industries
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

PAS Technologies Inc.
Hillsboro, Ohio

Pratt & Whitney – North Berwick Parts Center
North Berwick, Maine

Easton, Pa.

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