Crown Inspires Manufacturing Leaders

Crown Inspires Manufacturing Leaders

  • Crown's Tim Banner (center) takes AME Chicago attendees on a tour down one of the amplifier manufacturing cells.ELKHART, IL-After streamlining its manufacturing, improving both efficiency and product quality, Crown recently had the distinction of being a tour site for the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) 2007 International Conference in Chicago.
  • According to the visitors, there were five key manufacturing aspects that most impressed them. These included: computer displays of work instructions, preventative maintenance, and drawings on press brakes; training videos at workstations for all shifts; Crown's training center; the overall cleanliness of the factory; and the employee culture of continuous improvement, organization, and minimal downtime.