Boston Centerless was presented with the Northeast Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing at a recent awards ceremony at the second annual Northeast Shingo Conference in
The award recognizes companies that have demonstrated superior results from the implementation of lean manufacturing principles and world-class manufacturing techniques. Over 10 years ago, Boston Centerless embarked on a Continuous Improvement program in order to promote lean manufacturing concepts and eliminate waste throughout the organization. Teams are created to address specific objectives such as pull systems, 5-S and process simplification.
“By adopting world-class manufacturing practices, and specifically focusing on lean principles, we have remained a global leader in the metal working industry,” said company president Michael Tamasi. “These efforts led us to healthy, positive growth in both sales and employment over the past several years. The Shingo Prize highlights the commitment and passion of our employees to continually improve our organization and serve our customers.”