GREENE, N.Y., January 7, 2016 — The Raymond Corporation received the President’s Award, the highest honor, from Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) in recognition of Raymond’s exceptional achievements and contribution to Global Quality Improvement Activity for Raymond’s paint improvement project at its headquarters and manufacturing plant in Greene, New York.
The activity was championed by Toyota Material Handling Group (TMHG) to ensure the four direct influencers of efficient manufacturing are optimized — man, material, machine and methods. After implementation, Raymond showed significant improvement in its paint process quality.
“Raymond team members successfully embraced the new tools, and their collaboration was an integral part of the process,” says Michael Field, president and CEO of The Raymond Corporation. “This is a significant accomplishment for our team. We are honored to receive this prestigious award.”
Raymond was 1 of 5 companies honored at the global manufacturing and quality ceremony held Oct. 27, 2015, at Toyota Industry Corporations Global Manufacturing Convention in Japan.
Those pictured include (from left to right) John Syron, TPS Engineer, Raymond; Scott Campbell, Mfg. Manager, TPS, Raymond; Tom Wasser, Mfg. Manager, PAINT / Sub Assembly, Raymond; Rick Harrington, Senior Vice President, Operations, Raymond; Teresa Williams, TPS Specialist, Raymond; Bill Secoolish, ATL Paint, Raymond
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About The Raymond Corporation
The Raymond Corporation, recipient of the 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plant Award and 2015 Manufacturing Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan, is a global provider of unmatched material handling technology, expertise and support to increase productivity and cost-efficiency. Designed with ecological and economical benefits in mind, Raymond® lift trucks are engineered to achieve higher performance and increase efficiency. Raymond offers a full line of manual and electric lift trucks — including pallet trucks, walkie stackers, counterbalanced trucks, reach trucks, orderpickers and turret trucks — and iWAREHOUSE®, complete with iWAREHOUSE Essential™ and iWAREHOUSE Enterprise™, to manage lift truck fleets, labor efficiencies and warehouses. Additionally, flexible automation solutions and industry-leading consultation from Raymond further enhance warehouse processes and streamline material handling practices.
For additional information about The Raymond Corporation or to locate a Raymond Solutions and Support Center, visit the company website at www.raymondcorp.com or call 800-235-7200. iWAREHOUSE®, iWAREHOUSE Enterprise™, iWAREHOUSE Essential™, and Raymond® are U.S. trademarks of The Raymond Corporation.
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