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October 9th, 2015

Congratulations to the 2015 Find It – Fix It Challenge Winners in the Complex Category!

From over 170 entries received from 33 companies, one winner and honorable mention were selected!

The Winner Is…         

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Cardinal Health’s Dominican Republic plant took top honors with its X-Y Glue Application. Prior to the improvement, an operator had to manually apply hot glue in an X-Y pattern. The company designed and manufactured semiautomatic equipment in house. The new process is much more efficient.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Honorable Mention:

The Timken Company
Canton, OH
Automated Roller Pin Hole Polisher

Having received such amazing entries, we decided to recognize the top entries too!

Top Entries:

Andersen Windows – Strathroy, Ontario, Canada – Moulder Tool Changer
Buckhorn Inc. – Bluffton, IN – Citadel Assembly
Cardinal Health – Delicias, Mexico – Belt Assembly
Cardinal Health – Dominican Republic – Rod Cutting
Goodyear Tire & Rubber – Bangkok, Thailand – Chaffer Ply and Liner Lift Up
Goodyear Tire & Rubber – Beaumont, TX – Lab Compressed Gasses
Goodyear Tire & Rubber – Fayetteville, NC – VMI Process Technician
Mercury Marine – Fond du Lac, WI – Die Cast Chamber Press
Procter & Gamble – St. Louis, MO – Cascade Action Pacs
Quad/Graphics – Chalfont, PA – Recycled Reprint Roll Slabbing
Terex/Genie – Redmond, WA – WRT90 Inner Link Subs
The Timken Company – Colmar, France – Heat Treat Parts Transfer and Weighing
TRW Automotive – Limeira, Brazil – Stapling Plastic Cover in the Seat Belt
United States Steel – Wheeling Machine Parts – Deburr Couplings
Whirlpool – Findlay, OH – Manual Tub Transfer