Luvata receives ‘Lean’ certification for Pori plant

Jul 17, 2013 | 03:19 PM |

Tags  Luvata, copper, fabricator, Pori, Chris Russell, Justin Roux, lean, Everdeen Mason

NEW YORK — Global copper fabricator Luvata UK Ltd. has received “Lean” certification in its Pori, Finland, plant that makes tin-coated wire for solar panels.

It’s taken Luvata seven years to earn its first Lean certification—an assessment on the efficiency and success of a company’s production, sales and procurement—Luvata vice president of operational excellence Chris Russell told AMM.
Since the company formed in 2006, “it’s been a tremendous growth period for us in our operational excellence in terms of our production system efficiency and effectiveness and in terms of what our customers need,” he said. ....

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