Data from the IW Best Plants winners demonstrates the value of engaged employees, notes John S. McClenahen, former IndustryWeek editor.
Warren Rupp Mansfield's success in recent years has opened up opportunities for managers to advance within the company.
A redesign of the factory layout has cut lead times, boosted on-time delivery and served as a catalyst for continuous improvement.
Lockheed Martin's Pike County Operations relies on the collaborative efforts of its workforce to deliver continuous improvement and performance excellence.
The Dayton plant is driving productivity with a lean culture, advanced machinery and an engaged workforce.