Cooper Standard is pleased to announce that its Shenyang, China facility has won the Company’s 2023 Global Kaizen Excellence Award.
Four Regional Finalist Teams recently presented to a panel of global leaders who selected the Shenyang, China facility as the global winner based on the project’s lean improvement, use of lean principles, ability to leverage potential at other plants, and alignment with the Company’s Purpose, Mission and Values. The Shenyang facility exemplifies the spirit of continuous improvement in every aspect of its work. One of the project’s differentiating factors was the team’s ability to foster a culture of collaboration by bringing together colleagues from different departments to brainstorm and implement innovative solutions for production improvement.
“Celebrating the Global Kaizen Excellence Award winner is not just about recognizing a team’s achievements but acknowledging the power of continuous improvement as a driving force for Cooper Standard’s success,” said Patrick Clark, senior vice president and managing director - Global Automotive. “The collective effort of everyone involved in the 2023 competition enables the Company to continue pushing the boundaries of what is possible.”
Congratulations to the Shenyang team, as well as the other three finalists: Dzierżoniów, Poland; Aguascalientes, Mexico; and Surgoinsville, USA.