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2023 IndustryWeek Best Plants Award Winners: Simply Excellent

Aug. 29, 2023
It takes the right mix of people, process and dogged determination to deliver plant performances that shine.
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IW Best Plants Panel Discussion: Lessons Learned on the Journey to Excellence

Oct. 23, 2023
In this IW Intelligence webinar, our 2023 IndustryWeek Best Plants Award winners shared their operational excellence journeys. Learn about the power of employee engagement, building...
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2023 IndustryWeek Best Plants: Cleanliness Reflects Excellence at Cooper Standard Mixing Aguascalientes

Sept. 11, 2023
Process optimization, driven by employee engagement, makes the synthetic rubber plant in central Mexico one of the top performers in North America.
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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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The IndustryWeek Best Plants Winners and Finalists Statistical Report: 2017 to 2022

Feb. 24, 2023
The information contained in this 84-page, data-packed Statistical Profile presents a composite picture of IndustryWeek's Best Plants winners and finalists for the past five competition...


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Download: IW Best Plants Statistical Report

Dec. 19, 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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CNC machinist 'Super' Mario Perla runs a three-machine cell that produces caps and bonnets used in oil drilling safety equipment. The cell arrangement eliminated excess work in progress.
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IW Best Plants Winner Texas Oil Tools: Manufacturing Excellence on a Budget

Oct. 4, 2022
Pandemic-spurred slowdowns in oil and gas production gave the plant the opportunity to embrace cellular manufacturing layouts, dramatically improving efficiency.
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Carbide Grind Specialist Jerry Link, who hails from Michigan and spent his early career in automotive, is the 'Swiss Army knife' of the round tooling shop.
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Continuous Improvement Is the Heart of the Best

Sept. 15, 2022
Without a mindset geared toward improving, always, the future is dim.
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Elizabeth Mirabito is a two-year veteran of Raymond Corp., where she works in assembly and has learned the skills needed to work at multiple stations in her department.
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IW Best Plants Winner: Problem-Solving Culture Propels Raymond Corp.

Sept. 14, 2022
Daily drumbeat of continuous improvement delivers sustained gains.