Otis Technology Receives Second National Manufacturing Award
LYONS FALLS, NY –-(Ammoland.com)- Otis Technology, manufacturer of the world’s most advanced gun cleaning systems, is proud to be a recipient of the seventh annual Progressive Manufacturing 100 Award.
The Progressive Manufacturing 100 is the most prestigious awards program honoring manufacturing companies that have transformed themselves through the use of information technology.
Every year, Managing Automation recognizes 100 groundbreaking manufacturing companies from around the world. In addition to global recognition for their achievements, PM100 Award winners receive invitations to the Manufacturing Leadership Summit held in May in Palm Beach, Florida.
“Receiving this award for the second straight year is a tremendous honor for Otis. Implementing so many new technologies along with lean strategies has ultimately allowed us to improve our ability to respond to our customers’ needs. Being recognized with the PM100 award in operational excellence is another positive effect of the changes we have implemented,” says Director of Operations at Otis Technology, Harold Philbrick. In 2010, Otis was honored in the managing automation category.
Otis’ goal of implementing such large scale initiatives is to ultimately achieve operational excellence.
Aside from the introduction of an automated storage and retrieval system and ADAM automated vehicles, Otis has immersed itself in company wide lean philosophies and procedures. With the combination of automation and lean Otis has been able to make manufacturing and warehousing operations more efficient, decrease inventory levels, shrink lead times, and create optimal flow in the warehouse.
The selection of Otis Technology as a PM100 award winner confirms that the company is among the most innovative manufacturers in the world. Otis was selected by a panel of distinguished judges from among hundreds of nominations. Otis was also featured on the April cover of the Modern Materials Handling publication.
Otis Technology is known for manufacturing the most advanced gun cleaning systems available. The superior Breech to Muzzle® design combined with unmatched quality has positioned Otis as the gun care system of choice with the US Military. Located in the small town of Lyons Falls, NY, Otis Technology is a family operated business that employees 170 workers and has won various awards from the government and other agencies for its superior business ethics and high quality products.