From over 170 entries received from 33 companies, one winner and honorable mention were selected!
The Winner Is…
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.
The Timken Company
Automated Roller Pin Hole Polisher
Having received such amazing entries, we decided to recognize the top entries too!
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