Supply chains are the unsung heroes of manufacturing and innovation. Because even the best products don’t mean much if they’re not there when you need them. We focus on great collaboration—between operations, logistics, customers and suppliers—to keep our supply chain strong.
Our Sales team constantly aligns demand with production capacity so that when we make a promise to a customer, we can keep it. And we work with customers big and small to implement focused improvements that reduce losses and costs, on both sides of the table. We build close ties with the industry’s best suppliers to help keep our lines running and our customers’ inventory in stock. And we bring together a global network of third-party warehousing and distribution providers to connect every point along the supply chain—from supplier, to plant, to customer.
Supporting it all is our commitment to Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). Since 2010 we’ve continuously applied its principles to reduce material waste, eliminate equipment variation and make our operations as lean as possible. The result is one of the most valuable outcomes a business can deliver—customers getting what they paid for, when they expected to get it, with minimal errors. In a word, reliability