CLEVELAND, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's INDUSTRYWEEK, the leading publication advancing the business of manufacturing, has named the recipients of the 2015 IW Best Plants Award. The IW Best Plants award program recognizes a select group of manufacturing facilities each year that exhibit outstanding operations, strong leadership, leading-edge technology and excellent quality.
"The facilities chosen this year reflect the dynamic world-class manufacturing community in the United States. Their drive for continuous improvement in all phases of their operations is a testament to the commitment of their managers and employees to combine talent, technology and operational excellence to meet the needs of demanding customers here and around the world," said Patricia Panchak, INDUSTRYWEEK's Editor-in-Chief. "INDUSTRYWEEK salutes the accomplishments of the 2015 IW Best Plants and is proud to share their success stories."
INDUSTRYWEEK will share the success stories of the eight IW Best Plants on its website at www.industryweek.com/resources/industryweek-best-plants, beginning February 16, and in its April/May 2016 issue.
The 2015 IW Best Plants are (in alphabetical order):
Applied Technical Services Corp.--Everett, Washington
Bard Shannon Ltd.--Humacao, Puerto Rico
Camcraft Inc.--Hanover Park, Illinois
Carrier Transicold North America--Athens, Georgia
DePuy Synthes--Raynham, Massachusetts
MasterCraft Boat Company--Vonore, Tennessee
Pratt & Whitney – North Berwick Parts Center--North Berwick, Maine
The eight plants will honored at an awards ceremony at the IW Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo, May 3-5, in Rosemont, Illinois. The new Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo builds on the successful Best Plants Conference. Attendees can discover best practices in implementing the latest technology – 3D printing, advanced robotics, Internet of Things and big data - coupled with outstanding presentations on best practices in lean and continuous improvement. To register for the conference: www.mfgtechshow.com
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