DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson, tells us its manufacturing facility in Raynham, MA has been named a recipient of IndustryWeek’s 2015 North America Best Plants Award.
Established in 1990, the IndustryWeek Best Plants awards program annually recognizes plants, located in North America, that are on the leading edge of efforts to increase competitiveness, enhance customer satisfaction and create stimulating and rewarding work environments.
The award recognizes world-class facilities in North America that perform with excellence in the areas of quality, employee engagement, operational excellence, new product introductions, customer satisfaction and financial performance.
With more than 1500 employees, the DePuy Synthes site is responsible for manufacturing Class II and Class III knee implants, such as the PFC SIGMA Knee System®, as well as various neurovascular and neurosurgery devices for the Codman Neuro division. The site also played an integral role in the design, development and manufacture of the ATTUNE Knee System®, one of the largest product launches in the company’s history.
The plant will be profiled in the April/May issue of IndustryWeek Magazine and a “Best Plants” trophy will be presented to the company at the 2016 IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo in May.
“This recognition is a tribute to our associates and their dedicated efforts each and every day to serve our customers,” said Sean Sullivan, Plant Manager, DePuy Synthes Raynham. “It is their relentless pursuit of continuous improvement that has enabled us to receive this honor, but more importantly, has allowed us to better meet the needs of our customers and continue to be a great place to work.”
“The recognition of our Raynham plant’s accomplishments by IndustryWeek is a gratifying acknowledgement of Depuy Synthes investments in continuous improvement and innovation, as well as the quality of our employees and work environment,” said James Winters, Vice President, Worldwide Joints Manufacturing. “These are the factors that help us maintain our position as a global leader in orthopaedic and neurological solutions.”
Source: DePuy Synthes Companies