H.C. Starck recently announced that its Newton, Mass., site has been named one of Industry Week’s 2013 Best Plants. The award reportedly demonstrates H.C. Starck’s manufacturing excellence and its team who delivered results in the face of strong global competition, cost reduction directives, and increased customer demand.
“I am extremely proud of our team for winning such a prestigious award and must admit it is quite rewarding to witness such an intense cultural transformation,” said Mark Confroy, COO of the Fabricated Products business unit. “The Newton Team has embraced the tools and techniques of continuous improvement and adopted this approach as their way of doing business.”
H.C. Starck Newton was reportedly able to reduce waste, optimize productivity, streamline processes, improve efficiencies and reduce cost to become more competitive and maintain its position as a global supplier of technology metals.
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