American Wire Producers Association

American Wire Producers Association

Steel Wire and Wire Products for America and the World

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Meeting Highlights

Deadlines Extended to Register & Save! The deadlines to register and secure a hotel room at discounted rates, has been extended for one more week. Don’t miss out on this meeting. The Operations Managers Meeting programming is planned by Operations Managers for Operations personnel. This year’s program includes great information on process improvement software, lean manufacturing techniques, and presentations from suppliers on cost-effective options for employee training.  The last day to get the discounts is Monday, September 27 – don’t wait, register today! Also, don’t forget to call the Crowne Plaza Cleveland City Center at 216.771.7600 and make your hotel reservation. SCHEDULE & BROCHURE

What’s New

Please Encourage your Operations Managers to Attend

The Operations Steering Committee has developed a fantastic program this year, with information your managers need to keep your facilities running smoothly and efficiently, and to maintain a trained workforce. Discussions regarding process improvement software, lean manufacturing systems, employee training ideas, and a presentation on EFCA and swiftly changing labor regulations are planned for Tuesday, and tours of Charter Steel and American Spring Wire facilities are Wednesday. Forward this version of  The Wire to your Operations Managers, and encourage them to take advantage of this opportunity to get information on new programs and ideas about what works and what doesn’t from Operations Personnel who have tried it. Have your Operations Managers register today!

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Is Your Plant “Lean” Enough?

Tuesday’s Presentation on 5S Lean Manufacturing Is Full of Ideas for Keeping Your Facility Fit. Cary Frame, American Spring Wire’s (ASW) Bedford Heights Plant Manager, will lead a discussion on 5S, one of the many building blocks for lean manufacturing.  5S is a technique used to maintain an effective, efficient workplace.  The five “S’s” stand for sort, set-in-order, standardize, shine, and sustain.  If you are looking for a program that aids in organizing your production floor better than it currently is, you will want to attend this presentation.  It will be an overview of what 5S is and how you can implement it for success. Don’t miss out – register today!

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